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From: Nicolas Pouillard <nicolas.pouillard@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Camlp4s 4.02 -> 4.03
On 7/11/07, Markus E.L. <ls-ocaml-developer-2006@m-e-leypold.de> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 05:04:12PM +0200, Daniel de Rauglaudre wrote:
> >> Ok, I made a new release : 4.03.
> >>
> >> You can change the name of all commands and libraries by using the
> >> parameter "-name" of "configure" (default = camlp4).
> >
> > Thanks, this is really helpful.
> >
> >> For example:
> >>      ./configure -name camlp5
> >>
> >> would name the commands, files and manual pages: camlp5, camlp5o, camlp5r,
> >> camlp5r.cma, camlp5.1 and so on, and the library would be installed in
> >> a subdirectory camlp5 of the ocaml library directory.
> >>
> >> Up to you to choose the name you prefer.
> >
> > ... but this puzzles me a bit :) Can you please suggest an official name
> > so that we avoid drifting too much from distribution to distribution?
> > "camlp5"? "camlp4s"? Name one ...
>
>
> Best thing would have been if the new incompatible camlp* in ocaml
> 3.10 would have been renamed (to camlp5, obviously).
>
> Regards -- Markus

The thing is that the new camlp4 is not completely incompatible, there
is a bunch of people that use camlp4o with some standard options like
stream parsers or just plain OCaml and I don't want to break their
code for a naming change of command line programs.

-- 
Nicolas Pouillard