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From: Sven Luther <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocamlrun-<version> [was : Any idea about Ocaml 3.07 release date?]
On Fri, Feb 14, 2003 at 11:00:28AM +0100, Hendrik Tews wrote:
> Sven Luther writes:
>    BTW, What do you think about changing ocamlrun to be ocamlrun-<version>,
>    so that when we upgrade from one version to the next, bytecode
> 
> IMHO, the problem is that you install every ocaml in the same
> place, in/usr/bin.
> 
> I use Debian, but I never install the ocaml packages (sorry to
> admit that). Instead I install every ocaml version in its own

Your loss, ...

BTW, why don't you use the packages ?

> directory, 3.04 is in /usr/local/ocaml-3.04 and so on. The latest
> version has symbolic links from /usr/local/bin. This way I never
> have problems with incompatible bytecode executables.

Well, we could be using alternatives or diversions, but i think it is
not worth it. I believe that having only ocamlrun with the appended
version should be enough for running older bytecode executables. That
and the dll.so files, naturally.

That said, you are aware that a bytecode executable built on your system
will not run on another system with ocamlrun placed in different place.

Friendly,

Sven Luther
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