Issue #39 resolved

Opam installs bytecode version, not native version

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opam install ocamlspot

installs the bytecode ocamlspot binary. This is much slower than the native version. It's not clear how to use opam to install the native binary. I propose that either the native version or both should be installed by default.

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  1. camlspotter repo owner

    Thanks for reporting.

    I have got several reports already about slowness of ocamlspot and they used the bytecode version.

    Regarding the gradual change of OCaml executable file name convention, I think ocamlspot should point to its native code version. I mean:

    ocamlspot.byt : byte code ocamlspot.opt : native code ocamlspot : symlink to ocamlspot.opt if ocamlspot.opt is built. Otherwise to ocamlspot.byt

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