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0004356OCamlOCaml documentationpublic2007-07-31 18:062013-07-12 18:15
Reporteracone 
Assigned Toxclerc 
PrioritynormalSeveritytextReproducibilityalways
StatusassignedResolutionopen 
PlatformOSOS Version
Product Version3.10.0 
Target Version4.01.1+devFixed in Version 
Summary0004356: Ocamlbuild manual lacks examples
DescriptionThe last few sections of the ocamlbuild manual need far more examples. It is clear that the _tags file is very expressive, but I have no idea how to use it.

In particular, the following examples are needed (for me, anyway):

1) Using ocamlbuild to make a toplevel executable (with ocamlmktop, for instance)
2) Using ocamlbuild to link with C code
3) Using ocamlbuild for a project with multiple targets

One can probably infer all these things from the text, but I lack the (time*intelligence) to do so.
Additional InformationI would really recommend an "examples" section, with at least 10 complete, downloadable examples. I would write them myself if I understood ocamlbuild better.

Other than that, great job with ocamlbuild!
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Date Modified Username Field Change
2007-07-31 18:06 acone New Issue
2007-11-10 15:00 xleroy Status new => assigned
2007-11-10 15:00 xleroy Assigned To => ertai
2010-07-22 11:48 ertai Assigned To ertai => xclerc
2012-09-06 16:44 doligez Target Version => 4.00.1+dev
2012-09-15 00:05 doligez Target Version 4.00.1+dev => 4.01.0+dev
2013-06-17 10:22 gasche Relationship added related to 0005243
2013-06-17 10:22 gasche Target Version 4.01.0+dev => 4.02.0+dev
2013-07-12 18:15 doligez Target Version 4.02.0+dev => 4.01.1+dev


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