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Re: sysutils/xentools48 build failure
Adding '-unsafe-string' the the Makefiles in the ocaml directories
eventually made the compilation possible. I am sure xentools
maintainers will have picked this up already and it will be sorted out
soon enough; there were a handful of files, which appeared to be
causing the problem.
On 12 January 2018 at 10:10, Jaap Boender <jaapb%kerguelen.org@localhost> wrote:
> On 11/01/2018 17:57, Chavdar Ivanov wrote:
>> Using the latest ocaml-4.06 my build of sysutils/xentools48 (also
>> updated, together with all other ocaml packages I already had) fails
>> as follows:
> Yup, this happens quite a lot with 4.06. The -safe-string option is now
> enabled by default, which means that strings are immutable (bytes is then
> the type for mutable strings) and this kind of thing happens.
> As a temporary fix, you can use the -unsafe-string compile option with
> ocamlc (which will make the string and bytes types identical), but of course
> this should really be fixed upstream.
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