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From: Mattias Waldau <mattias.waldau@a...>
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] The DLL-hell of O'Caml
> From: Chris Hecker [mailto:checker@d6.com] 
> I've used CPAN a little bit, but we should do a survey of 
> other archive 
> managers and learn from what works and what doesn't.  Maybe 
> there's a web 
> page somewhere.  There's also apt-get from Debian and the 

apt-get, interesting idea. (does it work for windows?)

>  >> In the Ocaml-CPAN it could either be source code, or
> > > compile binaries (I can live without native code, at
> > > least when experimenting with other peoples libraries.)
> 
> Why wouldn't it be source-only?  So people don't have to have 

compilation and windows is a problem. even if many windows users
use cygwin, I think the native port is very important. If there
would be commercial applications written in O'Caml, I think
they will be written for Windows (Anyone know any commercial
applications for *nix? :-) 

I got the impression that the byte-code is compatible between
different platforms (Is this true?), and then this would
simplify distribution, since especially windows-users wouldn't
have the compilationsproblems (unless they want to change the
code or use the native compiler).


/mattias

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