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

> I would suggest that OPAM should always set the variable OCAMLFIND_CONF to 
> $HOME/.opam/$COMPILER/lib/findlib.conf, so that, whatever the "ocamlfind" 
> that ocamlbuild uses, it will always use the packages installed by OPAM.

I've tried that and unfortunately this didn't seem to work. ocamlfind is 
picking the wrong compiler.


> Can't this be automatically done by defining the variable in the .opam of 
> ocamlfind ?
> --Fabrice
> On 01/16/2013 11:01 AM, Anil Madhavapeddy wrote:
>> On 15 Jan 2013, at 21:12, Wojciech Meyer <wojciech.meyer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Roberto Di Cosmo <roberto@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>>> I can confirm this : on opam 0.8.3, this bug prevented me from
>>>> compiling properly a test code for Parmap.
>>>> It definitely needs to be fixed :-)
>>> It's been fixed on trunk now.
>> 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.
>> -anil



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