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Re: OCaml and running shipped binaries (was Re: multiarch and interpreters/runtimes)

Le 2013-05-05 03:50, Adam Borowski a écrit :
On Sun, May 05, 2013 at 12:08:06AM +0200, Stéphane Glondu wrote:
As far as bootstrapping is concerned, the OCaml sources include
precompiled (bytecode) executables that are used in a first stage of the
build process (i.e. ocaml doesn't build-depend on itself). So no need
for cross-compilation there. OCaml has very few build-dependencies
(there are Tcl/Tk/libX11, but they are optional) and should always be
buildable natively.

Wait, wait, wait... so OCaml ships precompiled binaries and runs them during the build? It seems so, as it FTBFSes if you remove the binaries from boot/.

If you do it without adapting the packaging… of course, it will FTBFS!

/me o_O

That's RC, I think.

It is not. (and it is not the only package doing that).


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