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From: Chris Hecker <checker@d...>
Subject: [Caml-list] ocamlc linking loads dlls?

Why does ocamlc load dlls during linking?  From reading 
bytecomp/bytelink.ml it doesn't seem like it does much with the information 
except for getting paths (which you could do without loading the dll), yet 
this is a big problem for a) dlls that aren't in the path during build, and 
b) dlls that do complex stuff in their dllmain.

Am I missing something and this is really necessary?

ocamlopt doesn't do it, for what it's worth.

Chris

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