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Date: 2004-12-24 (17:25)
From: Sylvain LE GALL <sylvain.le-gall@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Wishes for an easy install of Ocaml

On Fri, Dec 24, 2004 at 09:58:58AM +0100, Philippe Lelédy wrote:
> I introduce me a little:
> I am a French teacher who give to my students their first  course in 
> Computer Science, which include learning Caml (as the first language).
> I give them strong advice to install an  Unix-like OS on their own 
> computer, with some success (Linux, MacOS X).
> But because they have absolutly no Unix experience,  I'd like to say 
> them  that  installing  Ocaml is  as  simple as
> apt-get install ocaml (for instance)
> but it is not. Another step is mandatory
> apt-get install tuareg

What version of Debian do they use ?

If it is woody, the ocaml packages are pretty old and maybe have some
bugs, concerning sarge of sid, i don't think they suffer from the same

Kind regard
Sylvain Le Gall