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From: Yaron Minsky <yminsky@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OSR - "Batteries included" - Standardizing syntax extensions and extra libraries
For what it's worth, improvements to ocaml's windows support would  
make for a great osp proposal...

Yaron Minsky

On Mar 4, 2008, at 7:30 PM, Ed Keith <e_d_k@yahoo.com> wrote:

> I do not think ocamlfind works with MS-Windows.
>
>   -EdK
>
> --- "Hezekiah M. Carty" <hcarty@atmos.umd.edu> wrote:
>
>>
>> If ocamlfind were included as a standard part of the
>> community OCaml
>> distribution, then I think it would ease this
>> process significantly.
>> The standard set of libraries and syntax extensions
>> could be checked
>> against the proposed extra switches
>> (-onlylibs/-exceptlibs/-libs) and
>> used accordingly.  The user would only need to know
>> the ocamlfind name
>> of the library they wish to include/exclude.  The
>> script would not
>> have to keep track of including or excluding the
>> proper directories
>> for each new library which comes along in the
>> ocaml(c|opt) search path
>> since ocamlfind takes care of this.  I think
>> ocamlfind/findlib
>> supports syntax extension packages as well - if it
>> does then these
>> could be handled in the same way.
>>
>> Hez
>>
>> -- 
>> Hezekiah M. Carty
>> Graduate Research Assistant
>> University of Maryland
>> Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
>>
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