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[Caml-list] Readline support in the toplevel loop
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Date: 2002-06-04 (20:43)
From: Sven Luther <luther@l...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Readline support in the toplevel loop
On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 05:06:55PM +0200, Daniel de Rauglaudre wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 01:44:50PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> >  ... but would cause a dependency nightmare for distribution packager,
> > you needing ocaml to build the ledit library, and the ledit library to
> > build ocaml ...
> No, because the toplevel is not necessary for the bootstrap, and is
> built at the end. Other libraries could be built before it.

Ok, ...

But i was talking about packaging dependencies and
interaction with the debian autobuilders, which don't know (yet ?) how
to build a part of the source and then build another pakage and then do
it again.

But then i could build an alternative toplevel in another package later
on, or maybve simply add ledit to the ocaml source, but i am not sure if
Xavier would agree with this later on, anyway, it is my problem.


Sven Luther
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