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Date: 2009-03-18 (16:35)
From: Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@r...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: ocamlfind ocamlopt.opt?
On 18 Mar 2009, at 16:19, Alexy Khrabrov wrote:

> On Mar 18, 2009, at 8:21 AM, Anil Madhavapeddy wrote:
>> I rather like MacPorts since it's easy to add a local override with  
>> upgrades and so on (e.g. backporting the fix for fork+threads on  
>> MacOS X).  I've got my OCaml macports repo up at:
>> with a bunch of fixes and upgrades.  I'll be feeding these upstream  
>> when I get a chance but you can use this repo to grab my latest bits.
> Anil -- this is awesome!  This is exactly why source-based beats  
> packaged -- it takes just a git push origin master to have a new  
> port.  So what do you do for the rest -- just get them from tarballs  
> and install with findlib?  I think the set should be self-contained  
> in dependencies...

I just knock up a new Portfile when I need anything these days; it  
only takes a few minutes and means you never forget which of the  
myriad OCaml libraries are dependencies when you try to get the  
project up and running on another system.