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From: Patrick M Doane <patrick@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] FORT (or other test frameworks)
On Thu, 13 Sep 2001, Sven wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 12:09:26PM -0400, Patrick M Doane wrote:
> > I would expect this to work... have you installed the executable? The
> > 'fort' executable will need to find the bytecode data for the Fort module
> > and will search in the OCAMLLIB directory.
> 
> should this not be $OCAMLLIB/fort ?
> 
> or is there still no consensus on a policy on this ?

I could modify the installation to default to a subdirectory, but I'm not
sure that it offers much benefit.  For large packages that install many
modules, it might help to be able to easily uninstall by deleting a
directory. 

Until Caml has real package support, installing into the OCAMLLIB
directory is probably the best policy.  This will find conflicts between
module names sooner rather than later and makes the use of the modules
easier.  Installing non-INRIA modules into a single subdirectory like
'contrib' might be a reasonable alternative though. 

Patrick

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