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Date: 2003-08-10 (20:25)
From: skaller <skaller@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] GODI news
On Sun, 2003-08-10 at 17:35, Sven Luther wrote:

> Well, the idea is to hve a native cross compiler. 
> The ocaml team is not interested by such a thing though.

they may well be: it might be better to say you don't think
they've made it a high priority. As you youself point out
building a cross compiler isn't a trivial exercise: building
a hosted compiler that works on many platforms is hard enough.

Still, eventually it should just be a matter of plugging
in a different code generator, represented by a dynamically
loadable shared library .. of course, Ocaml doesn't support
that yet for Ocaml code, so my guess is that dynamic loading
is probably a pre-requisite, and also more generally useful.

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