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From: Olivier Andrieu <andrieu@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Packaging OCaml for Linux
 > Matt Gushee [Thu, 28 Oct 2004]:
 > I recently decided to try a new Linux distribution--Arch--and
 > quickly became an enthusiastic convert. Now, I've noticed that there is
 > no OCaml package for Arch Linux, and I would like to provide one. I'd
 > like to hear the community's opinion on a couple of questions:
 > 2) What about LablTk? Should it be included, excluded? Should I break it
 >    into a separate package, as is often done with Python/Tkinter? Is
 >    that even possible with OCaml?

Sure, you should use subpackages for lablTk, Graphics, Dbm, ie any
library that brings an external library as a dependency. Otherwise you
have annoying situations where you have to install all x11 packages to
be able to install your ocaml package (because of Graphics). 

There's nothing special to do for OCaml, just isolate the graphics* files
and the dll in a separate package.