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From: Sven <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Help: module names conflicts
On Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 05:10:45PM -0700, Gregoire Sutre wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am trying to use two ocaml libraries, but I have name conflicts : these
> two libraries both have a 'Pretty' module.
> 
> I can compile my modules without a problem since I'm not using this Pretty
> module.
> 
> But the OCaml compiler complains when I try to link against both libraries,
> since it finds two times the Pretty module.
> 
> A basic but painful fix is to rename the conflicting modules (I then would
> have to go in each file of the library where the module is used to rename
> it...).
> 
> Is there a better way to do this ?
> 
> Such as e.g. automatically encapsulate each library in another module (I saw
> this idea in a post on module hierarchy, but I don't whether it is
> implemented).

It would be very usefull thing to have, it was already discussed, but has not
yet been implemented. I don't know if there are planes for it, but they are
low priority i think.

Friendly,

Sven Luther
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