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Date: 2000-06-08 (20:25)
From: Michael Hicks <mwh@d...>
Subject: Re: pb with ocamldep

> It would be nice ocamldep coud also accept the -pp option to call a
> preprocessor.
> I have some problems with files that are not syntacticaly correct before
> preprocessing !
> So I can not use ocamldep on these files and this is annoying.

I had the same problem with our active networking software, in which we use
the camlp4 ifdef syntax.  Therefore, to do dependency generation, we use
camlp4 with pr_depend (provided with the distribution), e.g.:

camlp4 pa_ifdef.cmo pr_depend.cmo -- $(INCLUDES) $(IFDEF_FLAGS) file1 file2

If you aren't using camlp4 for your preprocessor, then your suggestion above
would be more appropriate.


Michael Hicks
Ph.D. Candidate, the University of Pennsylvania            mailto://
"In essential things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things,