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Date: 2004-03-19 (15:14)
From: Sven Luther <sven.luther@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Modules and namespaces
On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 08:56:42AM -0500, Fernando Alegre wrote:
> ===
> A stdlib switch is what Sven is asking above.
> Both switches, along with pack, is all we need to create our custom
> packaging/namespace management systems independently of INRIA. What do you
> think?
> These switches would also be policy-neutral, so that nobody is _forced_ to
> use GODI, debian packages or any other middleware if they do not fit their
> environment, but still allow people to use external libraries without fear
> of namespace clashes.

Nope, what i want is the $OCAMLPATH env var, or a similar mechanism,
maybe configured in /etc/ocaml.conf or whatever.

Sure, this can be achieved by using explicit path to those sysadmin
installed libraries in /usr/local, but it is less convenient.


Sven Luther

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