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Re: [Caml-list] Is it really a non issue?
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Date: 2002-01-11 (19:51)
From: Luc Maranget <luc.maranget@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Is it really a non issue?
> I noticed that my bug report was silently moved to 'not a bug'
> section. Despite report's subject 'Not a bug, but...' i do think its
> atleast an issue. Consider this:
> file
> let a = 1
> file a.mli:
> val a : int \
> val a : int  |
> ...........  | n times 
> val a : int  |
> val a : int /
> After compilation/linking we will get huge .cmi and binary with data
> section (n-1)*4(on 32bit architectures) bytes bigger that it should have
> been. Current ocamlopt.opt is 12 bytes bigger due to redundant declartions
> in bytecomp/lambda.mli(is_guarded,patch_guarded) and
> utils/, not a big deal but still anoying.

This is probably an issue, but I do not think it is related to the
previous post on records.

At least, we should get those nasty 12 bytes back !

Thank you for your issue report (:->)


PS> I guess I can understand Xavier, sometimes some people complain
about so-called bugs which are in facts features, and for features
such as the ``cannot use record labels as I would have wished to'' it
is just too often.

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