Chris Hillery has proposed merging lp:~zorba-coders/zorba/bug-1015964 into 

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  Chris Hillery (ceejatec)
Related bugs:
  Bug #1015964 in Zorba: "Add warning re: SWIG 2.0.7 for PHP binding"

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=== modified file 'doc/zorba/build_prerequisites.dox'
--- doc/zorba/build_prerequisites.dox	2012-09-17 00:36:37 +0000
+++ doc/zorba/build_prerequisites.dox	2012-09-19 09:17:25 +0000
@@ -95,6 +95,19 @@
 at least Swig 1.3.40 or later (
 All bindings are generated using Swig.
+\note There is a known bug in many versions of Swig
+  (
+  that affects a small number of platforms, including at least
+  FreeBSD. If you get compilation errors that look similar to this:
+   build/swig/php/zorba_apiPHP5_wrap.cxx:953: error: invalid conversion from 'const char*' to 'char*'
+  then you may have run into this bug. Our experience is that Swig
+  version at least 2.0.7 has corrected this bug, so please try upgrading
+  to that version.
 For a particular language binding, you need the corresponding language
 tools and development headers. CMake will automatically enable the
 language bindings for any language that is detected.

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