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Date: -- (:)
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 (http://camlcvs.inria.fr/), 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.
>
>Enjoy,
>
>- 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.

Cheers,
Hao-yang Wang