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From: Karl Zilles <zilles@1...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] configure failure under cygwin when compiling ocaml
Simon Kirby wrote:

 > I've used Ocaml happily under cygwin before, but just bought a new 
machine and installed the latest cygwin (1.3.19-1) and latest ocaml 
sources (3.06). I can't even run ./configure without an error:
 > Configuring for a i686-pc-cygwin ...
 > gcc found
 > The C compiler is ANSI-compliant.
 > Checking the sizes of integers and pointers...
 > OK, this is a regular 32 bit architecture.
 > 64-bit "long long" integer type found (printf with "%ll").
 > This is a big-endian architecture.

Configure thinks your machine is big-endian?  What exactly do you have 
Cygwin installed on? :)  PCs are little endian.

(This is where my configure output begins to differ from yours.  Perhaps 
you could look into the big endian/little endian test that configure is 
performing to see why it is getting so confused.)


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