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Date: 2004-03-07 (05:39)
From: Christophe TROESTLER <Christophe.Troestler@u...>
Subject: [Caml-list] Hidden .cmo conflict?
Hi everybody,

Let us imagine I build two libs A and B.  Say that each lib is
implemented respectively by a and a file togeter with
utility fonctions splitted into a file.  This file is
different for A and B. I.e.,

   a.cma  <--  a.cmo u.cmo
   b.cma  <--  b.cmo u.cmo

The two u are different and not exported in a.cmi or b.cmi.  If then I
compile a program, say, which needs both libs A and B :

   ocamlc -o p.exe a.cma b.cma

I have no problem.  But if I have the bad idea of splitting again
utilities functions for into a file, I will get a
"...inconsistent assumptions over interface...", right?  Is there a
solution to this problem (which could really be puzzling because A and
B might have been written by somebody else and I may not know about
their "u" as it is not exported)? Can one really hide a .cmo one does
not export in the .mli?


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