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From: Eugene Kotlyarov <ekot@n...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Newbie question re ocamlopt on WindowsXP
Kurt Luoto wrote:

> Now I would like to compile a standalone version of the program using
> ocamlopt.  However, whenever I attempt to compile a ".ml" file, I get a
> message such as the following:
> 
> C:\Documents and Settings\Kurt\My Documents\Xyz\src>ocamlopt -c xyz.ml
> 'ml' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
> operable program or batch file.
> Assembler error, input left in file
> C:\DOCUME~1\KURT~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\camlasmd80d01.asm
> 
Probably you didn't install or didn't add to %PATH% Microsoft Assembler 
MASM which is required for MSVC ocaml port. Here is the passage from 
readme.win file from ocaml distribution.

The native-code compiler (ocamlopt) requires Visual C++ and the
Microsoft assembler MASM version 6.11 or later.  MASM can be
downloaded for free from Microsoft's Web site; for directions, see
         http://www.easystreet.com/~jkirwan/pctools.html
     or  http://www2.dgsys.com/~raymoon/faq/masm.html
     or  the comp.lang.asm.x86 FAQ.

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