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From: Miles Egan <miles@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocamlre: O'Caml Runtime Environment
On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 09:07:15PM +0200, Gerd Stolpmann wrote:
> A fundamental problem of putting Pcre (and possible lots of other useful C
> libraries) into the runtime environment is that the version of the library at
> runtime must match the version that was installed at compile time. I fear we'll
> have trouble with incompatible versions if we put too many additional libraries
> into the distribution. Any ideas to prevent this?

I think it's smart to be careful about these dependencies, but I think pcre
ought to be an exception.  It really helps to sell ocaml to the perl/python
crowd.

-- 
miles
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