Re: [Caml-list] Wishes for an easy install of Ocaml
On Sat, Jan 01, 2005 at 04:11:18PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 01, 2005 at 02:58:47PM +0100, Ralf Treinen wrote:
> > Happy New Year,
> > On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 11:31:36PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 04:20:37PM +0000, Richard Jones wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 05:54:11PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > > > What about installing tuareg by default in the ocaml-core or whatever
> > > > > meta-package, and have it ask a debconf question at priority medium about
> > > > > which of the two emacs bindings should be used ?
> > > >
> > > > What about ditching the core emacs support and just including tuareg
> > > > mode instead, since (no offence to whoever wrote the core support)
> > > > tuareg's much better.
> > >
> > > The core stuff is part of the ocaml package upstream, while tuareg is not. I
> > > am no emacs user, but i somehow don't feel well for removing the core emacs
> > > mode.
> > I think the best way to handle this is using the debian alternatives
> > system (see update-alternatves(8)), plus providing some information
> > how the user can override the alternative choosen by the system
> > administrator. When using alternatives tuareg-mode should have
> > priority over caml-mode.
> Yep, this make sense, if you could do this, i will make an upload of the
> ocaml package with the needed changes. The user can simply remove the tuareg
> package for the standard stuff being enabled again.
OK, I will look into this. -Ralf.