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Date: 2008-09-28 (00:06)
From: Brighten Godfrey <pbg@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Teaching ocaml programming
On Sep 26, 2008, at 10:01 AM, Peng Zang wrote:
> So, if gedit has a programmatic interface you can write
> shell script to parse the compilation errors (just look for line  
> numbers) and
> send a command to gedit to go to the appropriate line.  I don't  
> know if gedit
> has that capability, but certainly there may be other text editors  
> that do.

such as nedit -- see script below.

On Sep 26, 2008, at 3:09 PM, Nathaniel Gray wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 5:10 AM, Brighten Godfrey  
> <> wrote:
>> I use, on a daily basis, a small script which acts as a front-end  
>> to `make'
>> and automatically points you to the error in the code in nedit,  
>> highlighting
>> the characters that the ocaml compiler complains about.  It uses the
>> existing nedit window if you have the file open already, or else  
>> opens it
>> for you.  The script also works with gcc instead of ocaml, and  
>> (though I
>> can't vouch for it much) gvim instead of nedit.  So my typical  
>> development
>> environment consists of nedit and a shell in which I compile via  
>> the script.
>> If anyone is interested, I'd be happy to share this.
> I for one am interested -- that could come in handy!

OK, here it is: