[opam-devel] shared directory

Louis Gesbert louis.gesbert at ocamlpro.com
Mon Nov 18 08:30:08 GMT 2013

Le dimanche 17 novembre 2013 16:54:15 Sean McLaughlin a écrit :
> I'm trying to package a library that installs files in share.  When I had
> only one compiler installed, the %{prefix}% argument sent them to
> .opam/system/share.  However, when I installed another compiler and made it
> current, the files went into .opam/4.00.1/share.  I am trying to tell the
> user where to find the files.  Is there a generic directory where I could
> point the user?   Perhaps you could make a symlink 'current' for the
> current compiler?

You should use $(opam config var prefix)/share, or even $(opam config var share). A symlink could be an option worth considering, but it has its own issues.

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