Re: patch - add an ocaml-interp binary package
On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 08:39:45PM +0100, Ralf Treinen wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 08:06:12PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 10:54:56AM -0800, David Fox wrote:
> > > Sven Luther wrote:
> > >
> > > >That said, i could make a ocaml-interpreter package, which would be
> > > >provided, replaced and conflicted by the ocaml package. What do you
> > > >think of that ?
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > I was thinking that since the ocaml-interpreter is all files that are
> > > currently part of the ocaml package, you could make ocaml depend on
> > > ocaml-interpreter and make ocaml-interpreter depend on ocaml-base.
> > Yep, i understand, but ocaml-interpreter is part of the ocaml package.
> > So either you get the true thing (ocaml) or only the interpreter.
> But when you split the ocaml package as David suggested and put the
> interpreter in a separate package and remove it from the ocaml
> package. Why wouldn't that work? As we did before when creating
> the ocaml-base package?
It would too. but then, it would be one more packages.
If there is no further objection, i will do that when i upload the
bignum fixed version.
Also, we could rename ocaml-base as ocaml-runtime, and have ocaml-base
contain the interpreter.