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From: Basile STARYNKEVITCH <basile@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Module abbreviation
Romain Bardou wrote:
> Basile STARYNKEVITCH wrote:
>> Romain Bardou wrote:
>>> Hello, dear Caml-list,
>>>
>>> I have a file ast.mli. It has no .ml implementation as it contains only
>>> type definitions.
>>
>> Then you should name that file ast.ml. Last time I tested (more than a
>> year ago) n ast.ml file without corresponding ast.mli file is handled as
>> if ast.mli was the output of ocamlc -i ast.ml.
>>
>> Regards
> 
> Yes, this seems to be the easiest way. It's too bad that this implies
> having a .cmo to link against just for some type definitions, though.


Why is that bad?  The *.cm[oi] files are the only ones containing the processed type & module information, and we 
obviously don't want ocamlc to reparse ast.mli each time it is needed.

Regards

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