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From: Sven LUTHER <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Dynamically loaded library problems (ocaml-3.05)
On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 01:08:20AM +1000, John Max Skaller wrote:
> Xavier Leroy wrote:
> 
> >>I just installed ocaml-3.05.  Compiling and installation worked
> >>without any complains.  However, I am having problems linking with
> >>dynamic libraries.
> >>
> >>hansr [4] [11:29] [~] ocamlmktop -o mytop nums.cma
> >>Error on dynamically loaded library: /usr/local/lib/ocaml/dllnums.so: 
> >>undefined symbol: custom_compare_default
> >>
> >
> >On a fresh 3.05 install, dllnums.so should be loaded from 
> >lib/ocaml/stublibs
> >rather than lib/ocaml.  I conjecture you have old files lying around
> >in /usr/local/lib/ocaml.  Try "rm -rf /usr/local/lib/ocaml" before
> >installing OCaml 3.05.
> >
> Can I suggest that the directory:
> 
>    /usr/local/lib/ocaml_3.05/
> 
> might be a better default name? In switching versions around, having to 
> reinstall

Is this not configurable ? I guess yes, and you can easily use one of
the configuration options to have ocaml installed in ocaml_3.05 (libdir,
i think it is, but you could also use prefix /usr/local/ocaml_3.05 i
think).

Friendly,

Sven Luther
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