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From: Dmitry Bely <dbely@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Cash 0.10 writes:

>    > I'm pleased to announce the first release (0.10) of Cash, the Caml Shell.
>    Just curious: is it possible to build (some subset of) Cash under
>    Win32?
> I'm afraid you'd have to use Cygwin (and the CVS sources, or the next
> version).

That's enough, at least for now. Is CVS version relatively stable under

>    Also, does it need Ocaml/Ocaml libraries when running?  Can I use
>    Cash on the computer where Ocaml itself is not installed?
> I didn't tried it.  You have 2 ways of using Cash:
> - you can make stand-alone executables, with -custom; this should
>   work, but you have to compile each of your applications;
> - you use it in script mode, so it uses a Caml top-level.  For any
>   reference to the Caml standard library, the top-level must have
>   access to the .cmi;
>   So for script mode, the answer is no.

Thank you, now it's clear. And the Ocaml question: why "-custom" flag,
passed to ocamlmktop, does not link all Ocaml libraries into the resulting
executable? Am I missing something?

Dmitry Bely

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