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Re: versioned libraries dependencies

On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 10:10:55AM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> Not always, the .cmi can also be generated from .ml, in case there is no
> corresponding .mli, which happens from time to time.

Ok, right.

> > Writing a tool that scans the /usr/lib/ocaml library for incosistencies
> > is quite easy using objinfo which shows md5sums of all imported
> > interfaces.
> Well, you have to check that the installed version and the currently
> built version. Provided the installed version is the last one.

Yes, I was assuming that a maintainer will install the just built
library and then perform the test.

> Err, i was more thinking about a tool which would tell the maintainer if
> he needs to bump the virtual provide or not.

This is more complicated though.


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