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From: Judicael Courant <Judicael.Courant@e...>
Subject: Re: Suggested addition to Unix module


>Also, is there a way to cast in OCaml instead of doing what I've done
>here, when you know the internal representations of two types are the
>same?  I realize this could be abused, turning OCaml into C, but then
>what I did below is kind of silly too.  Thank you.

you should consider using the function magic of module Obj... it is a
more generic implementation of your functions fd_of_descr and

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