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Date: 2003-06-06 (22:06)
From: Chris Hecker <checker@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Automatic generation of mli files

> > exported), ocaml -i > foo.mli works just fine.
> At least under unix, it does not.
> The shell creates foo.mli before the compilation starts; ocamlc sees
> that and believes a .cmi should exist; but it doesn't; so compilation
> aborts.

Yeah, I didn't mean it worked in a single build instance (Xavier's
replying to my feature request in your link, and yes, hopefully
that'll make it into the next release :), I just meant it works for
generating an mli file if you just want the text file.  In
other words, if I want an mli from an ml, ocamlc -i will generate one
that I can then use for later.  The output fix will make it workable
in a makefile, which will be even better!

Now if it only mattered for decoupling compiles!  :)


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