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From: Xavier Leroy <xavier.leroy@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Dynamic module loading
Your first question was answered, so let me address the second one:

> If i can't use native-compiled modules only, there is another question.
> That is the minimal set of OCaml files i need to distribute with a
> program if i want users to be able to run program compiled to bytecode
> without installing OCaml itself?

No additional files are needed if you perform the final link with
"ocamlc -custom".  This will create a stand-alone executable
incorporating the OCaml bytecode interpreter, runtime system, and the
bytecode for your program.

Correction: the OCaml runtime system is a C program, and as such can
require certain DLLs containing the C runtime.  Under Unix, you can
even force static linking of these C runtime libs using
  ocamlc -ccopt -static -custom
Under Windows, no such -static option exists, and you'll have to
ensure the users have the required DLLS (winsock.dll for the pure
Win32 port of OCaml, cygwin1.dll for the Cygwin port).

- Xavier Leroy
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