Date: 2010-05-28 23:42:53 +0000 (Fri, 28 May 2010)
Update autoconf links
--- trunk/Doc/Manual/Introduction.html 2010-05-28 22:46:50 UTC (rev 12065)
+++ trunk/Doc/Manual/Introduction.html 2010-05-28 23:42:53 UTC (rev 12066)
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@
SWIG is a software development tool that simplifies the task of
interfacing different languages to C and C++ programs. In a
-nutshell, SWIG is a compiler that takes C declarations and creates
+nutshell, SWIG is a compiler that takes C/C++ declarations and creates
the wrappers needed to access those declarations from other languages including
including Perl, Python, Tcl, Ruby, Guile, and Java. SWIG normally
requires no modifications to existing code and can often be used to
@@ -68,7 +68,8 @@
this style of development isn't appropriate for every
project, it is particularly well suited to software development in the
small; especially the research and development work that is commonly found
-in scientific and engineering projects.
+in scientific and engineering projects. However, nowadays SWIG is known to be used in many
+large open source and commercial projects.
<H2><a name="Introduction_nn3"></a>2.2 Why use SWIG?</H2>
@@ -375,10 +376,10 @@
to configure SWIG use in your project, the SWIG Autoconf macros can be used.
-The primary macro is <tt>ac_pkg_swig</tt>, see
-The <tt>ac_python_devel</tt> macro is also helpful for generating Python extensions. See the
-<a href="http://www.gnu.org/software/ac-archive/htmldoc/index.html">Autoconf Macro Archive</a>
+The primary macro is <tt>ax_pkg_swig</tt>, see
+The <tt>ax_python_devel</tt> macro is also helpful for generating Python extensions. See the
+<a href="http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf-archive/">Autoconf Archive</a>
for further information on this and other Autoconf macros.
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