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-rw-r--r--package/swig/swig.mk18
1 files changed, 17 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/package/swig/swig.mk b/package/swig/swig.mk
index e9ef5219f4..3558f9a9ea 100644
--- a/package/swig/swig.mk
+++ b/package/swig/swig.mk
@@ -4,7 +4,8 @@
#
################################################################################
-SWIG_VERSION = 2.0.12
+SWIG_MAJOR = 2.0
+SWIG_VERSION = $(SWIG_MAJOR).12
SWIG_SITE = http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/swig/swig/swig-$(SWIG_VERSION)
SWIG_DEPENDENCIES = host-bison
HOST_SWIG_CONF_OPT = \
@@ -14,4 +15,19 @@ HOST_SWIG_CONF_OPT = \
SWIG_LICENSE = GPLv3+ BSD-2c BSD-3c
SWIG_LICENSE_FILES = LICENSE LICENSE-GPL LICENSE-UNIVERSITIES
+# CMake looks first at swig2.0 and then swig. However, when doing the
+# search, it will look into the PATH for swig2.0 first, and then for
+# swig. While the PATH contains first our $(HOST_DIR)/usr/bin, it also
+# contains /usr/bin and other system directories. Therefore, if there
+# is an installed swig2.0 on the system, it will get the preference
+# over the swig installed in $(HOST_DIR)/usr/bin, which isn't nice. To
+# prevent this from happening we create a symbolic link swig2.0 ->
+# swig, so that our swig always gets used.
+
+define HOST_SWIG_INSTALL_SYMLINK
+ ln -fs $(HOST_DIR)/usr/bin/swig $(HOST_DIR)/usr/bin/swig$(SWIG_MAJOR)
+endef
+
+HOST_SWIG_POST_INSTALL_HOOKS += HOST_SWIG_INSTALL_SYMLINK
+
$(eval $(host-autotools-package))