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Date: 2004-03-20 (15:55)
From: Gerd Stolpmann <info@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: OCaml's Cathedral & Bazaar
On Sam, 2004-03-20 at 14:07, Dmitry Bely wrote:
> Gerd Stolpmann <> writes:
> > Of course, the Bazaar needs a bit more organisation, and as you know, I
> > wrote software supporting this: Findlib and GODI. Findlib is mature
> > software, even from a professional point of view, and many people are
> > already using it. GODI is already usable. So the technical solutions
> > exist (that means: THERE IS A CPAN FOR OCAML, although it uses a
> > different implementation for a different language, and does not match
> > C.*AN), and the remaining question is: Does the community accept it?
> Do you know if anybody tried to build GODI under Windows? Is it
> theoretically possible? If not, GODI can hardly be considered as a _standard_
> solution to distribute Ocaml packages...

There is a development version that almost works on the Cygwin port.
This means it bootstraps, and it can build various packages, but there
are some Windows-specific problems with file locking that must still be
solved. I hope I can do this soon.

For thoughts on a MinGW port, see this message:

Gerd Stolpmann * Viktoriastr. 45 * 64293 Darmstadt * Germany

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