[Teaching] Getting OCaml set up on a mac
yminsky at janestreet.com
Fri Jan 23 03:33:04 GMT 2015
Also, I can't seem to install depext, but the reason doesn't make sense:
Kalessin:~ yminsky2$ opam install depext
[ERROR] depext is not available because your system doesn't comply
with opam-version >= "4.02".
Kalessin:~ yminsky2$ opam --version
I'm running the latest opam available from homebrew.
On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 10:21 PM, Yaron Minsky <yminsky at janestreet.com> wrote:
> Does depext do anything on a mac? On redhat? Or is it Debian only?
> On Jan 22, 2015 10:03 PM, "Louis Gesbert" <louis.gesbert at ocamlpro.com>
>> Just released 0.2 which should fix both issues (opam tuareg mode and
>> stalling with vim)
>> > It would be good to know what we have there now. It seems like a
>> > minimum should be:
>> > - tuareg
>> > - merlin
>> > - ocp-indent
>> > - utop
>> > all read to go in emacs. Getting vim and sublime text support would
>> > be lovely too, but I think less critical. What does user-setup
>> > already support?
>> Needs more testing, but we do have those ; vim support also, but it's more
>> lightly tested.
>> I didn't figure how to configure Sublime yet.
>> > Interesting. Concretely, what would would depext do in this context?
>> > I did a fresh install of a number of packages on my mac, and I didn't
>> > need much else, but I may have already had the dependencies in place
>> > via brew.
>> Not sure, but you can use `opam depext -l` to simply show the currently
>> required external packages.
>> The one that bites most often on .deb distributions is the lack of m4,
>> which is required by ocamlfind. It gets much more complicated as soon as you
>> want to install e.g. gtk stuff, of course (ocaml-top...).
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