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Re: About CDuce and OCamlduce



Florian Weimer wrote:
>> - cduce needs the ocaml sources, ocaml-compiler-libs is not enough; the
>> reason is that cduce will -pack OCaml compiler modules, which requires
>> some special compilation command-line (-for-pack) for native code.
> 
> Is this distinction relevant for Debian's platforms?  Our ELF linker
> can relink pretty much anything into relocatable code.

In some previous versions, OCaml used binutils to rename symbols, thus
avoiding the need for the -for-pack option. But this has changed, and
now we need -for-pack. That's why CDuce depends on OCaml sources.

-- Alain



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