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

I suppose that the tool may want to use a different way of finding the
OCaml executables during the OCaml, then ocamlbuild, bootstrap

On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 11:08 AM, Wojciech Meyer
<wojciech.meyer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.
> -Wojciech
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