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From: Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@l...>
Subject: Re: OCaml website down?
On 15-10-2007, Jon Harrop <jon@ffconsultancy.com> wrote:
> On Monday 15 October 2007 13:38:24 Sylvain Le Gall wrote:
>> Why "apt-get SOURCE ocaml" ?
>>
>> I think for binaries only you can do a "apt-get install ocaml" which is
>> far more simple than to recompile everything.
>
> I did:
>
>   sudo apt-get --build source ocaml
>
> having copied the new OCaml over the old sources. Same thing to rebuild all 
> the libraries that depend upon the new OCaml.
>

I must have miss something, there is no need to get the source of OCaml
from debian. You can just install the binary packages provided in debian
(and all the other libraries you can find in debian). 

What the use of building ocaml from the debian ocaml package ?

AFAIK, you won't get any speedup from doing this. I am really curious
why you should use "sudo apt-get --build source ocaml"! I don't see any
advantages.

Regards,
Sylvain Le Gall