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[Caml-list] Can't find Pervasives.cmi (3.07, MinGW, Win2000)
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Date: 2003-10-19 (14:41)
From: Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Can't find Pervasives.cmi (3.07, MinGW, Win2000)
* Tom Hawkins (tom@launchbird.com) wrote:
> I'm having difficulty getting 3.07 working on a Win 2000 box with the 
> MinGW tool chain.  When I try ocamlc.opt from either a Cygwin shell 
> or a windows shell I get:
>   Fatal error: can not open pervasives.cmi
> I've tried playing with the OCAMLLIB environment variable, but no 
> luck.  From what I gather from the docs, OCAMLLIB is only needed for 
> ME or 98, but I thought it was worth a shot.
> BTW, the interactive OCaml works just fine.
> This is my first time trying to compile native Win32 executables.  
> Till now I've only used the pure Cygwin-based port.
> Any suggestions?

I've had similar problems, and it seems that a solution is to root your
install directory (where the bin and lib are going to go) outside of
the cygwin directory (like to c:\ocaml, for instance).

It seems that the path that is put in the ocaml executable does not make
sense from a non-cygwin point of view (but this is just a guess).


Alan Schmitt

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