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Date: 2006-10-23 (14:12)
From: Doug Kirk <doug@d...>
Subject: Re: Re: [Caml-list] macosx, ocaml, findlib and extlib
Install the files on your Mac. Then use
/Developer/Applications/Utilities/Package Maker (comes with Apple's
developer tools bundled with OS X) to make a "Single Package Project",
then click "Assist Me...". It'll prompt you for all of the files you
want to include in your package (you can drag&drop from Finder), and
allow you to specify target paths for each. Finally, it'll create a
Mac OS X GUI installer for you to distribute to your users.

You can also make packages for each component and bundle them in a
"Metapackage Project", which bundles several packages into a single

On 10/20/06, Pietro Abate <> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 12:14:54PM +0200, Daniel B?nzli wrote:
> > Le 20 oct. 06 ? 04:02, Pietro Abate a ?crit :
> > >Yes, this is the point. My users don't have big technical skills and
> > >godi can be a bit too much for them. I'm looking at all in one
> > >solution to install my software that targets non technical users.
> > Why don't you distribute a binary then ?
> My application is basically a front-end (written in camlp4) plus
> libraries, to generate ocaml code that then is compiled to generate an
> application... The compilation process is all well hidden from the user,
> but I still need the ocaml tool-chain to do the job. So yes, I'm going
> to distribute the compiled version of my library, but this also needs
> ocamlfind and ocamlc to be of any use.
> Something that I could do it to create a bundle with the ocaml
> tool-chain, findlib and my application all together. Is that I've never
> created .app on Mac and I still have to decide if this is the best way.
> I've also to say that I don't particularly like to develop for Mac.
> Is the xml file (or scripts) that generates the ocaml toolchain binary
> (.app) from inria available somewhere ? It can be a good starting point
> to learn... is it in the ocaml source tree ?
> pietro
> --
> ++ Blog:
> ++
> ++ "All great truths begin as blasphemies." -George Bernard Shaw
> ++ Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments.
>    See
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