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Date: 2002-08-01 (15:03)
From: John Max Skaller <skaller@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Dynamically loaded library problems (ocaml-3.05)
Sven LUTHER wrote:

>On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 01:08:20AM +1000, John Max Skaller wrote:
>>Can I suggest that the directory:
>>   /usr/local/lib/ocaml_3.05/
>>might be a better default name? In switching versions around, having to 
>Is this not configurable ? 
Note I said *default* name: i.e. make the default libraries install in 
different places.
It's not clear how to manage binaries. What Python does is have 
'python1.5' and
'python2.1' both in /usr/local/bin, and then use a symbolic link. Client
can also put symlinks in ~/bin. Not clear to me how to ensure all binaries
are switched around when changing versions. Same applies to man pages.

At present, I just reinstall the version I want to use..which takes 
considerable time.
Luckily, I only use optimising compiler, so once a binary is built, it 
matter not
which development system is active .. but this won't be so once shared 
are used ..

Anyhow, just a though.. version control is a non-trivial thing.

John Max Skaller, mailto:skaller@ozemail.com.au
snail:10/1 Toxteth Rd, Glebe, NSW 2037, Australia.

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