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From: Guillaume Rousse <Guillaume.Rousse@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocaml support in autotools
Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> Guillaume Rousse wrote:
> 
>> This is not really similar to default AC_CHECK_LIB macro, which just
>> determine if using all currently available flags, searched library is
>> available or not.
> 
> AC_CHECK_LIB is rather primitive.
> 
>> Nor to PKG_CHECK_MODULE (closest ocamlfind equivalent
>> in C world) that just returns flags computed by pkg-config.
> 
> PKG_CHECK_MODULE would be a better model.
But it does only retrieve information, it does no actual testing.

My point is separating issues (retrieving information and testing
compilation) allow more versatility for the programmer.

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