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Date: 2006-08-01 (17:40)
From: Grigory Batalov <bga@t...>
Subject: Re: ocaml support in autotools
On Mon, 31 Jul 2006 18:14:44 +0200
Guillaume Rousse <> wrote:

> I'd like to have ocaml support in autotools (autoconf + automake), to
> avoid heavy code duplication between several projects (at least
> ocmalimages and activedvi).
> Autoconf support is quite simple to do, and even already done (I easily
> found  reference to

  We have some modified scripts here too:
  There is also a short usage description.

> But instead of
> loosely distributing those macros in a custom package, as currently done
> in Debian,

  Which Debian package? (autoconf ?)

> I'd like to submit them directly to autoconf maintainers
> (with some modification, and with author's agreement of course). They
> are OK for this, provided there is some prior consensus in ocaml
> community first, to avoid continual macro change request of course.
> Automake support is more complex, but apparently someone already tried
> it, as discussed at
> I'd be interested in current status of this effort before further
> investigation.