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From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Cherry-picking modules (was Re: [ANN] OCaml Reins 0.1 - Persistent Data Structure Library)
On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 10:26 +0000, Sylvain Le Gall wrote:
> On 26-09-2007, Daniel Bünzli <daniel.buenzli@epfl.ch> wrote:

> OK, let me make myself clear, about the fact that embedding things is
> the worst case. 

[]

It's called a fork, I have around 5 of them in my package.
I agree it is bad.

> The only real needs is to have something that automatically
> download/build/install dependency!
> 
> AND WE HAVE IT: godi! 

Doesn't run on Windows.

> Or if you want things more distro based: debian...

Not used on Fedora, incompatible even with Ubuntu (which is
Debian based) and is managed by a bunch of hard working
people -- with an elitist management philosophy that prevents
people contributing.

I have a build system that works on all platforms.
Why aren't you using it?

Bad as it is, a fork is still the only viable option.

-- 
John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: http://felix.sf.net