Re: patch - add an ocaml-interp binary package
On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 07:35:30AM -0800, David Fox wrote:
> I would like to distribute executables in source form like this:
> #!/usr/bin/ocamlrun /usr/bin/ocaml
> #load "unix.cma"
> but this requires the ocaml package, which pulls in lots of development
> libraries like libc6-dev which we don't want on our normal system. I
> developed the attached patch to 3.06 which splits out an ocaml-interp
> package, it would be great for me if this was made part of the normal
> packaging. I think it would help promote ocaml as a Perl alternative.
Mmm, not convinced.
Please explain to me the benefit of doing it this way over simply
compiling the needed stuff to bytecode and simply execute it.