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Date: 2010-07-08 (15:23)
From: Thomas Fischbacher <t.fischbacher@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] adding a scripting language to an ocaml program

Mehdi Dogguy wrote:

>> Replacing the code in the debian package with ours is quite 
>> straightforward.

Well... I just updated the directory at:

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:

> 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:
> 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 We can provide you a
> D?$VCS, a bugtracker, etc… there. If yes, please fill the form available at:

Yes, we could (and should) do that.

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

best regards,
Thomas Fischbacher