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Unable to find 'swig.swg' and Unable to find 'python.swg

asked 2012-06-20 03:24:21 -0500

MarkyMark2012 gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:12:44 -0500

ngrennan gravatar image

Hi All,

I'm building a new Debian (wheezy) install.

Following the usual instructions. I've successfully built the swig app - swig.swg & python.swg exist in /swig/1.3.29.

Seems the build script can't find them - anyone any idea what's wrong? Output is:

'[ 61%] Generating rosout_panel_swig_generated.cpp,
:1: Error: Unable to find 'swig.swg'
:3: Error: Unable to find 'python.swg
rxtools/rxtools.i:2: Error: Unable to
find 'std_string.i'
rxtools/rxtools.i:13: Error: Unable to find 'typemaps.i'
/home/pi/ros-underlay/rx/wxPython_swig_interface/src/wxPython_swig_interface/core.i:25: Error: Unable to find '
make[2]: *** [rx/rxtools/rosout_panel_swig_generated.cpp] Error 1
make[1]: *** [rx/rxtools/CMakeFiles/python_rxtools.dir/all] Error 2
make: *** [all] Error 2



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answered 2012-06-20 21:30:31 -0500

MarkyMark2012 gravatar image

Okay found the problem. For some reason the swig installation script thought is had installaed the lib at /usr/local/share/swig/... (Which is normal) however the actual files were in /swig i.e. off top level dir.


cp -r /swig /usr/local/share

and get on with the build.

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If you don't want to copy the files to the wider filesystem, you can pass swig the -I option to specify where to look for your .swg files: swig-2.0.10/swig -go -intgosize 64 -Iswig-2.0.10/Lib -Iswig-2.0.10/Lib/go example.i

spiffytech gravatar image spiffytech  ( 2013-08-06 12:52:15 -0500 )edit

answered 2012-08-19 04:42:47 -0500

slomobile gravatar image

Thank you. This helped me install ROS on Raspberry Pi with current Raspian.

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