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From: Thomas Fischbacher <t.fischbacher@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] adding a scripting language to an ocaml program

Mehdi Dogguy wrote:

> 	http://lists.debian.org/debian-ocaml-maint/2007/11/msg00158.html
> 
>> Replacing the code in the debian package with ours is quite 
>> straightforward.

Well... I just updated the directory at:

  http://www.soton.ac.uk/~doctom/software/pycaml-patched/

When I debuild -us -uc the lot, this produces a working package
on my machine.

> … if the interface is "compatible" (I didn't really check). 

I think so. Basically, I removed one function which never had worked
anyway and added a number of new ones.

> I had a
> quick look and noticed some changes for some type definitions. Did you
> try to compile coccinelle¹ using your version of pycaml for example?

I just gave it a try - please take a look at the log at:

http://www.soton.ac.uk/~doctom/software/coccinelle.log

> It's the single package using the pycaml library we have in our
> archive. If it requires some changes, we'd prefer to get them integrated
> by coccinelle's upstream before shipping the new pycaml.
> 
> ¹: http://coccinelle.lip6.fr/
> 
> Besides, having a version and listable directory with available versions
> of pycaml would help to get the code packaged and integrated. Would you
> accept to maintain it on forge.ocamlcore.org? We can provide you a
> D?$VCS, a bugtracker, etc… there. If yes, please fill the form available at:
> 
> 	https://forge.ocamlcore.org/register/projectinfo.php

Yes, we could (and should) do that.

I'm just waiting for the account registration confirmation email.

-- 
best regards,
Thomas Fischbacher
t.fischbacher@soton.ac.uk