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Date: 2001-02-13 (07:20)
From: Hao-yang Wang <hao-yang_wang@f...>
Subject: Re: OCaml for Windows: a suggestion
>I did a Cygwin port of OCaml a few months ago.  It is available for
>testing from the CVS repository (, and will
>be available publically in the forthcoming 3.01 release.
>Everything works (including the debugger!) except the threads library,
>the COM interface via CamlIDL, and the toplevel GUI application.
>This port uses full Cygwin, not the Mingw subset.
>For the time being, the MSVC port is still maintained, but it is clear
>that we at INRIA don't have the resources to work on two Windows ports
>in parallel -- one port is already enough of a pain...  So, one of the
>ports will eventually have to go or be maintained by others.
>- Xavier Leroy

I don't mind whether the development environment of ocaml itself is built 
with MSVC or gcc. However, the interoperatibility (spelling?) between 
codes written in ocaml and MSVC is important to me.

Hao-yang Wang