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Re: [Caml-list] [ANN] beta-release of OPAM

On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 10:01 AM, Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Thanks for the quick fix!  Looking at the patch, the problem
> seems to be that ocamlbuild distinguishes between built-in tools
> (presumably the ocaml toolchain binaries), and external tools.
> Is there any reason why ocamlbuild shouldn't just unconditionally
> search the PATH for the compiler tools as well?  It's very confusing
> to have it override some binaries and not others.

Yes, this area appears to me a bit hairy and over engineered. I see no
real benefit of having such complex logic there too instead of using
just PATH, but let me figure out if we can do it.
However, I'm sure these changes must be there for some reason, I will
ping Nicolas with the query today.




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