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From: Sylvain LE GALL <sylvain.le-gall@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Announcement: Equeue-2.0 (also about Shell pkg)
On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 08:25:30PM +0100, Gerd Stolpmann wrote:
> On Son, 2004-01-04 at 19:43, Sylvain LE GALL wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 07:01:45PM +0100, Gerd Stolpmann wrote:
> > > Hi list,
> > > 
> > > Although it has been already available since December 6, the
> > > announcement of Equeue-2.0 was still missing. Now, here it is.
> > > 
> > > The list of changes:
> > > 
> > > - This release incorporates the modules of the previous Shell
> > >   package (which is no longer continued as such). You can
> > >   now run shell commands within a Unixqueue.
> > > 
> > > - A new concept is introduced as a means to structure bigger
> > >   event-based programs: engines. After the engine is attached
> > >   to a Unixqueue, it performs a previously specified task in
> > >   an autonomous way, and when the task is done, it reports
> > >   the result. It is possible to combine basic engines to
> > >   larger engines (as a program construction principle).
> > > 
> > > - Documentation is available in ocamldoc format
> > > 
> > > - There is a subversion repository:
> > >   https://gps.dynxs.de/svn/lib-equeue
> > > 
> > > Documentation is available here:
> > > http://www.ocaml-programming.de/packages/documentation/equeue/
> > > 
> > > Download:
> > > http://www.ocaml-programming.de/packages/equeue-2.0.tar.gz
> > > 
> > > A lot of fun,
> > > 
> > > Gerd
> > 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > Is there any plan to support Windows and MacOS 9 platform ?
> 
> No, because it would be too difficult. Equeue depends on a generic
> Unix.select function that works for all kinds of file descriptors, and
> the Shell module is even more Unixish (uses fork/exec). Cygwin would be
> possible, I don't know if it already works.
> 

Sorry i miss the thread,

The question was about portability of findlib.

Regard
Sylvain LE GALL

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