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Date: 2004-04-13 (19:30)
From: Gerd Stolpmann <info@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: GODI (was: Dynamically evaluating OCaml code)
On Die, 2004-04-13 at 20:07, Christophe TROESTLER wrote:
> On 13 Apr 2004, Gerd Stolpmann <> wrote:
> > 
> > However, I can imagine we could have "GODI Light" that assumes there is
> > already a working O'Caml installation, and that only installs the
> > missing parts. This is not impossible. (Actually, I have a similar idea
> > on my TODO list, namely to allow the usage of a CVS OCaml version.)
> Well, I haven't had a look to GODI internals but IMHO I think it is
> better that GODI exports some API that the Debian Package system could
> use to make known to GODI what he has installed.

So you would like to virtually add the Debian packages to GODI. In
principle, this is no problem for all findlib-based packages, just add
the Debian directory to the findlib path in findlib.conf. However, this
works only when there is no signature conflict (e.g. Debian's Pervasive
module has the same signature as GODI's). I don't know if this is the

>  Also, in order to be
> compliant with Debian policies GODI packages should be installed into
> /usr/local/lib/ocaml/<version> (Debian developpers correct me on this).

You can freely select where you install GODI.

Gerd Stolpmann * Viktoriastr. 45 * 64293 Darmstadt * Germany

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