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From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: camlp4 on Debian lenny
Zitat von Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@le-gall.net>:

> On 20-12-2008, Oliver Bandel <oliver@first.in-berlin.de> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> >
> > What is with camlp5 and camlp4?
> > Will camlp5 replace camlp4?
> > Will it afterwards be renamed to camlp4?
> > (This is, what I remember, but I'm not sure on it.)
> >
> > When will there be a consistent new way to work with this
> > tools?
> >
> > Any idea on how to fix the problem (by using official
> administration
> > tools)?
> >
>
> Well there is no problem in fact,
>
> camlp4 is the tool shipped with ocaml distribution
> camlp5 is a separate tool compatible with camlp4 before ocaml 3.10.
>
> These are 2 separate things, you are just following old tutorials
> (i.e.
> pre-3.10)
[...]

1) Where can I find the old tutorials?
2) what is camlp5 good for?
   Or: what is the difference between camlp4 and camlp5?
3) is it planned that camlp4 will be thrown out of the
   Ocaml-distribution?


Ciao,
   Oliver