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From: Jun Furuse <jun.furuse@g...>
Subject: [Ann] OCamlSpotter 1.1rc2 for OCaml 3.11.2
Hi Caml-list,

I have updated OCamlSpotter, a compiler enhancement for source code browsing,
to version 1.1rc2, which is aimed for OCaml 3.11.2 and some enhancements
since its first release.

OCamlSpotter is a tool which finds definition places of various names
(identifiers,
type names, modules, etc) in OCaml programs automatically for you.
The original OCaml's -annot option provides the same sort of functionality but
OCamlSpotter provides much more powerful browsing: it can find
definitions hidden
in the deep nested module aliases and functor applications.

 - The -annot option of ocamlc and ocamlopt is extended and creates
  <module>.spot files (<module>.spit for .mli), which record the location
  information of the names defined and used in the module.

 - A small application ocamlspot provides automatic where-about spotting
  of the definition of the name you are interested in, using <module>.spot files
  created by the patched compilers.

 - ocamlspot.el provides interactive ocaml-spotting of definition
  locations in emacs.

 - Interfaces for other editors such as vi could be built easily, if you want.

This release of OCamlSpotter is quite near to 1.1, but still in a RC state.
It will become the real 1.1 after 1 or 2 weeks with minimum bug fixes.

Further information and download is available at:

    http://jun.furuse.info/hacks/ocamlspotter

Happy hacking.
Jun