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Date: 2003-02-27 (09:20)
From: Sven Luther <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Alternative proposal: COAN
On Sun, Feb 23, 2003 at 11:13:55AM -0500, Chet Murthy wrote:
> >>>>> "NC" == Nicolas Cannasse <> writes:
>     NC> No, I haven't used OCamlMakefile ( is is working with NMAKE ? 
>     NC> ) And no, I don't think using findlib would be *near-ideal*
>     NC> since it isn't ported on all platforms ( Windows at least,
>     NC> what about MacOs ? ).
> Ahhh ... Windows.  Oh, yeah, I guess, well, yeah, you're probably out
> of luck until somebody decides (like ActiveState did for Perl and
> Python - and note until they came along, that you were equally
> out-of-luck with Perl/Python) to port all the Caml tools nicely.
> Until then, well, hmmmm ... I wonder how easy it would be to use
> Cygwin ...
> Regardless, I think that solving this problem on UNIXes is already
> sufficiently valuable that more-or-less standardizing on OCamlMakefile
> and findlib would be a big step forward.

And as said, you could simply cross compile the windwos/mingw or
something such version, i think there is a cross compiling environment
for mingw available as a debian package. If i had time i would look if
it is possible to use it for crosscompiling my debian packages, that
would be nice :)))


Sven Luther
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