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Date: 2008-06-20 (16:30)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] A question about the ocaml man page
On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 04:14:41PM +0800, bill yan wrote:
> I have just installed the ocaml 3.10.2. I noticed there are 35
> executable files for ocaml generated under /usr/local/bin, but only 15
> man files for ocaml under /usr/local/man. What about the other
> executable files under /usr/local/bin?

Agreed, and the man pages lag behind the options supported by the
binaries too.  I guess someone needs to contribute a patch to fix
this ...

> For example, there is no man page
> for /usr/local/bin/camlp4 command, how do I know how to use this
> command? Thanks.

/me laughs :-)

camlp4 is ... how shall I put this ... very very powerful, but also
only 'lightly' documented.  The situation has slightly improved with
the camlp4 wiki (http://brion.inria.fr/gallium/index.php/Camlp4) but
one could write a book about camlp4, and I wish someone would.


Richard Jones
Red Hat