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From: Alain Frisch <alain@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Relevance of explicit -linkall with ocamlopt -shared
Stéphane Glondu wrote:
> Are there cases where ocamlopt -shared is useful without -linkall?

Yes, I think so. First, of course, when you don't link any library in 
the .cmxs, only modules, then -linkall is not needed (but admittedly it 
wouldn't hurt). Second, imagine you want to create an addin that relies 
on code in a library which you want to embed in the addin. You don't 
necessarily want to link the whole library, just the modules which are 
needed.


-- Alain