That worked, thanks.

On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 9:29 AM, Stefan Zager <> wrote:
On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 4:38 PM, Bailey Miller
<> wrote:
> Hello, thanks in advance for any help.
> 1)
> I have a c++ header file which contains an enumeration:
>    enum animal { monkey, chimp, ... };
> The header file also contains a function definition:
>   int noise (const char* name, int number_of_noses, animal a);
> SWIG generates an interface, and correctly makes the enumerated values
> available, but when I try to use the function in python:
>    >> handle = interface.noise("test", 2, interface.monkey)
> Python says that I am using the wrong type or number of arguments and kindly
> lists the available prototypes. It does not seem that SWIG is getting the
> typemapping correct. Any tips?

This might work, in your interface file before the enum declaration:

%apply int animal;