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Date: 2006-10-11 (15:31)
From: Guillaume Rousse <Guillaume.Rousse@i...>
Subject: Why isn't ocaml distribution providing META files itself ?
I just found a subtle problem on mandriva: ocamlfind returns camltk to
be present, whereas it is not. Actually, the problems comes from the
fact than findlibd generate META files during its installation for all
core libraries installed on the build host, and those files get
distributed in the findlib package itself. Which can perfectly get
installed without camltk...

This is strictly a mandriva packaging bug. However, trying to provide
informations about package X in another package Y, because X doesn't do
it directly, is likely to produce many other similar problems. Is there
a reason to not provide META files directly from ocaml distribution itself ?
Guillaume Rousse
Projet Estime, INRIA
Domaine de Voluceau
Rocquencourt - B.P. 105
78153 Le Chesnay Cedex - France