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Re: purge_ld_conf.pl [Was: Re: the move to stublib]

On Sat, Sep 07, 2002 at 06:41:54PM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 07, 2002 at 04:53:00PM +0200, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> > > I was just thinking to explicitely call ocaml-ldconf -R ... until
> > > woody+1, but if you change your mind and agree with a centralized
> > > solution .... :-)
> > 
> > But we can do the -r <version_number> thingy, it only needs (i guess) a
> > little change to the dh_ocamlld stuff (well, i am no perl guy, so ...)
> > it would just mean analyzing the @ARGV to see if the first of them is
> > "-r version" or something such. Perl is supposed to be able to do this
> > easily, is it not ?
> Sure, but is better to use a getopt approach, anyway ... the problem is
> not in Perl use by itself is that debhelper script are yes written in
> Perl, but heavily based on the Debian::Debhelper module that do a lot of
> jobs, including argument parsing.
> To access command line arguments you have not to work directly with perl
> functions that handle them, but you have to know the debhelper perl
> module and use hooks provided by it.
> I know perl, but I know nothing of the perl debhelper interface, but
> surely who have written dh_ocamlld can apply the changes you are
> thinking at with really few efforts (assuming that: (1) he knows the
> debhelper perl module, which sounds reasonable and (2) debhelper perl
> module supports them, which again sounds reasonable).

Mmm, i would like the opinion of Denis on this, but he said that the
option stuff was not worth the effort.

Anyway, the new idea i had is just based on the testing for an empty
dirlist, it should be done easily, should it not ?


Sven Luther

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