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Re: packaging ocamldoc ?

On Sun, Jan 20, 2002 at 06:46:04PM +0100, Ralf Treinen wrote:
> I just tried to build a package for ocamldoc
> (http://pauillac.inria.fr/~guesdon/Tools/ocamldoc/ocamldoc.htm).
> There is, however, a big problem: compiling ocamldoc requires
> access to the compiled sources of ocaml! Has anyone a good idea

Could you explain in more detail the problem?

> how this can be done in debian? I only see two possibilities which
> both look like trouble:
> - Building a joint source pacakge ocaml+ocamldoc such that the ocamldoc
>   package can be built at the same time as ocaml.
> - Generating from the ocaml source package a new binary package which
>   contains exactly what is needed to compile ocmaldoc.
> None of them is satisfactory. Any ideas?

If the part of ocaml compiled sources needed by ocamldoc have a logical
meaning we can think about (2), if not we have just found new work for
Sven :-)

Seriously if you tell as exactly what part of ocaml compiled sources are
needed by ocamldoc we can better reason about the problem.


Stefano "Zack" Zacchiroli <zack@cs.unibo.it> ICQ# 33538863
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