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Date: 2008-06-12 (19:24)
From: Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@l...>
Subject: Re: How to compile using sexplib?

On 12-06-2008, Markus Mottl <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 1:28 PM, Gerd Stolpmann <> wrote:
>> ocamlfind includes some mechanics to drive camlp4, and I am pretty sure
>> sexplib configures that.
> Since we do not use packages in our build tree (all used libraries are
> part of the tree anyway), we have hardly tested the ocamlfind rules in
> the sexplib META file.  I'm pretty sure they are not complete or
> correct.  I don't know enough about ocamlfind to quickly solve this
> issue. If anybody more knowledgeable (Gerd? ;) knows what to add to
> the META file to make this work, I'd be glad to update the sexplib
> distribution quickly.

META in sexplib310 (3.7.4, the one distributed in debian unstable), is
all you need.

You just have to to compile using 
"ocamlfind ocamlc .... -package sexplib.syntax -syntax camlp4o ..."

At least, it works for me.

Sylvain Le Gall