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From: Sven LUTHER <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: Building a cross-compiling ocaml
On Wed, Mar 08, 2000 at 10:20:48AM -0800, Francois Rouaix wrote:
> > HAs anyone been so crazy as to try to build a palm pilot version of
> > ocaml ?
> 
> Of course not. However, I've worked on a port of Caml Light a long time ago
> (you'll find that from my INRIA Web page). The fact that the device comes
> with 8MB is misleading. This is not really memory you can allocate into (in
> order to protect data from bogus programs, the Palm has memory protection on
> most of its address space). Back in the time of the Pilot 5000, the actual
> available memory was something like 64k. I had a small lambda-calculus 
> evaluator
> running on my Pilot 5000 (isn't that useful ?).
> Hopefully these days with 8MB devices, we should get more heap (128k?).
> 
> Porting Caml Light is easier than OCaml because the runtime used to work for
> platforms where ints are 16bits, which is the case in the Palm development
> environment.

ints are 16bits, ...

i thought the 68000's where true 32 bit processors from the programming side.
is it the same for ulinux ?

Friendly,

Sven LUTHER