OCaml group in comps.xml

David Lutterkort lutter at redhat.com
Mon Mar 9 23:57:16 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-03-07 at 13:56 +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> This was the patch I just added (attached).
> I didn't want to get into the game of adding every single package[1]
> to comps.xml, so I just added a handful of major, commonly used
> packages.  For now at least.


> On your specific point about omake, it's not so widely used.  Lots of
> packages use ordinary (GNU) make + autoconf.  There are also competing
> build systems like OCamlMakefile, ocamlbuild, and actually a few more.
> (For a minority language, we do have far too many build systems ...)

Since there are so many to choose from, there's definitely no point in
preferring one over the other - from your comps.xml patch though it
seems that none of them is offered as optional packages in the OCaml
group. Wouldn't it make sense to add them to that list ?


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