[Slackbuilds-users] Bug in ocaml.SlackBuild

Deak, Ferenc ferenc.deak at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 09:03:56 UTC 2007


On 10/23/07, Rob Bowers <onedingo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi.
> I was about to build ocaml using ocaml.SlackBuild and noticed that on
> lines 42&43 the build will strip all "executable" & "shared object".
> This goes against section 9 of ocaml-3.10.0/INSTALL where it states:
> 9- After installation, do *not* strip the ocamldebug and ocamlbrowser
> executables.  (These are mixed-mode executables, containing both
> compiled C code and Caml bytecode; stripping erases the bytecode!)
> Other executables such as ocamlrun can safely be stripped.
> Let me know if you need more info.

I am the original author of the script.
These files are not stripped because of the 'grep ELF' filter. Please
examine the
output of  'file ocambrowser' and the grep filters in the script.


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