[ocaml-platform] [Coq-Club] Coq opam package

François Bobot francois.bobot at cea.fr
Thu Apr 11 14:21:46 BST 2013

On 11/04/2013 12:25, Thomas Gazagnaire wrote:
>> The fact that you don't have a choice when installing a package to
>> update all the package that may use it or not, is imho really
>> frustrating. I have indeed had to recompile coq a few times as well,
>> and the experience gets more annoying every time.
> The solution for coq is to declare `labgtk` as an optional build-time dependency (eg. simply remove it from the list of optional link-time dependency, but let the right option in the configure invocation).

Interesting, it is quite simple.

But is it right that if you do that, when there is an important fix of 
lablgtk you will have to explicitly run "opam reinstall coq" and all the 
coq stdlib will be recompiled?

If it's true it is a nice and simple halfway solution.


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