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From: Christoph Pingel <cip22@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] pcre build problems on Mac OS X
Thanks, Erik, I just figured that one out by myself - I embarassingly  
forgot step one from the install instructions. :-)

Works just fine now.

best regards,
Christoph


Am 16.08.2006 um 22:48 Uhr schrieb Erik de Castro Lopo:

> Hi Christoph,
>
> I must admit that I've never built PCRE from scratch but I might
> still be able to help.
>
> Christoph wrote:
>
>> Trying to 'make' or 'gmake' pcre on ocaml 3.09.2, I get the following
>> traceback:
>>
>> gmake[1]: Entering directory `/usr/local/work/pcre-ocaml-5.11.1/lib'
>> gmake[2]: Entering directory `/usr/local/work/pcre-ocaml-5.11.1/lib'
>> ocamldep pcre.mli > ._bcdi/pcre.di
>> ocamldep pcre.ml > ._d/pcre.d
>> gmake[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/work/pcre-ocaml-5.11.1/lib'
>> gmake[2]: Entering directory `/usr/local/work/pcre-ocaml-5.11.1/lib'
>> ocamlc -c -cc "cc" -ccopt "-fPIC -O2 \
>>                          -DPIC   \
>>                              -o pcre_stubs.o " pcre_stubs.c
>> pcre_stubs.c:40:18: error: pcre.h: No such file or directory
>
> Thats probably because you haven't install PCRE first.
>
> <snip>
>
>> Looking into the distribution, I see that pcre.h is only in the 'win'
>> directory - is that how it's supposed to be?
>
> Probably. Building any Unix software on windows is a royal PITA
> so people often include a bunch of special files for building
> under windows.
>
> For sane systems like Unix and MaxOSX, building PCRE support for
> Ocaml probably requires that the PCRE library is already installed
> on the system. You can get that library here:
>
>     http://www.pcre.org/
>
> There may also be instructions with the Ocaml bindings. You should
> read the Unix section of those instructions.
>
> Erik
> -- 
> +-----------------------------------------------------------+
>   Erik de Castro Lopo
> +-----------------------------------------------------------+
> "Every time you get a windows programmer asking you to write some
> ass-backward workaround, think of it as a crack junkie asking you
> to help stuff his pipe because his hands are too shaky."
> -- Conrad Parker
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