How To Install camlidl on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install camlidl on Debian 10. camlidl is Stub code generator for Objective Caml

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install camlidl on Debian 10.

What is camlidl

CamlIDL generates stub code for interfacing Caml with C from an IDL description of the C functions. Thus, CamlIDL automates the most tedious task in interfacing C libraries with Caml programs. . It can also be used to interface Caml programs with other languages, as long as those languages have a well-defined C interface. . This package contains the CamlIDL executable.

There are three ways to install camlidl on Debian 10. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install camlidl Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install camlidl using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install camlidl

Install camlidl Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install camlidl using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install camlidl

Install camlidl Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Debian. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install camlidl using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install camlidl

How To Uninstall camlidl on Debian 10

To uninstall only the camlidl package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove camlidl

Uninstall camlidl And Its Dependencies

To uninstall camlidl and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove camlidl

Remove camlidl Configurations and Data

To remove camlidl configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge camlidl

Remove camlidl configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove camlidl configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge camlidl

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install camlidl on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.