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Bug#219370: unusual place for camlidlruntime.h

On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 08:28:05PM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 01:05:27AM +0100, Sylvain LE GALL wrote:
> > I was just recompiling some of my libs, when i have seen that
> > camlidlruntime.h is now standing in /usr/include/ocaml/3.07/camlidl.
> > 
> > I think it is the right place, however, caml install his header in
> > /usr/lib/ocaml...
> Thanks for your support to my idea of installing it there :-)
> An even more authoritative answer can be found directly in FHS:
>  4.3  /usr/include : Directory for standard include files.
>  This is where all of the system's general-use include files for the C
>  and C++ programming languages should be placed.
> camlidlruntime.h is definitely in this category.
> If noone objects I will close this bug.
> > Any idea ? ( maybe this bug should not go there but to ocaml package ).
> Yes: report the bug to the ocaml BTS. Anyway I doubt that anyone is
> going to consider this as a bug there too, since noone of the caml team
> apparently cares about FHS ...

Notice that i definitively have a symlink from /usr/include/caml and
ocaml to /usr/lib/ocaml/3.07/caml.

Easier to do than creating a separate 3.07 directory in
/usr/include/ocaml, and my symlink will probably break your stuff.


Sven Luther

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