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Date: 2010-03-01 (14:44)
From: Peng Zang <peng.zang@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [newbie] miscellaneous on installation and web site
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The best way to compile and install OCaml (in my opinion) is via GODI.  The 
GODI installation instructions are clear and allow you to specify where the 
install should go.  Once installed, it's also easy to get all the other 
libraries you might want to use.


On Monday 01 March 2010 08:07:45 am Marco Maggi wrote:
> Ciao,
>   I am a  True Beginner taking a look at  O'Caml; I hope not
> to  be abusing  by posting  here rather  than  the beginners
> list.
>   I  think  I   successfully  compiled  ocaml-3.11.2  on  my
> i686-pc-linux-gnu, but  there seems to be no  way to install
> the package in  a temporary location via the  Linux de facto
> standard DESTDIR environment variable;  is there a way to do
> it?  (I am used to build custom packages.)
>   The  web site[1]  is beautiful  (no  irony) but  a lot  of
> informations look outdated, 4/5 years old; I see many O'Caml
> related sites on  the Net.  Is there one that  I can take as
> reference  for  the latest  news,  for  example about  still
> maintained library packages?
> [1] <>
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