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Date: 2000-02-25 (13:04)
From: Max Skaller <maxs@i...>
Subject: Re: Portability of applications written in OCAML: C stuff
Alan Schmitt wrote:
> ..
> >In particular, while my product is currently Unix only, the build
> >process
> >must work under Windows too, which rules out make, autoconf, and other
> >such silliness. :-)
> I gather this rules out using a compiler too ... ;-)

	I wish. The client must configure commands to compile
and link C. This cannot be avoided.

> In particular, when you say "must work under windows", do you mean out
> of the box window, or one with some tools installed (ocaml, python,
> cygwin thus bash, make ...)

	The current requirements are for Python and Ocaml installed.
Plus you need the same C compiler used to build Python and Ocaml.
[You also need GTK]

> I have many "config.h" in many source distributions in my /usr/src
> directory. I have never had such a problem. 

> True, but since there is a nice mechanism to deal with this (ie
> Makefile and directories), is this really worth it ?

	What? Nice mechanism? Are you joking or ignorant?

John (Max) Skaller at OTT [Open Telecommications Ltd]      -- at work  -- at home