On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 10:55:37AM +0100, Robin Neatherway wrote:
I would like to try the enhanced toplevel that comes with lwt. This
doesn't seem to come in the Fedora package, so I have been building
lwt from scratch using the tarball from the website. Unfortunately, a
dependency that is required for compiling the enhanced toplevel
includes the compiler libraries such as "env.cmi". There doesn't seem
to be a package that would provide this available currently. I would
definitely like to avoid compiling my own entire ocaml distribution,
having done this in the past.
Either option would work well for me: lwt coming with the toplevel or
the addition of a "compiler-libs" package. Which would be the
preferred option, and how could I help this to come about?
Have a look at how Debian does this. They have a separate binary
package that contains these compiled headers and other bits from the
compiler (like "compiler-libs", but I can't remember what it's called
If we do something similar with the OCaml compiler in Fedora then it'd
would be very useful, eg. for the existing cmigrep package and
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