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Date: 2004-08-31 (07:04)
From: Sven Luther <sven.luther@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Cross-compiling OCaml
On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 11:50:27PM -0700, Brandon J. Van Every wrote:
> Sven Luther wrote:
> >
> > This would indeed be a great great additional functionality.
> Well, speaking as a Windows-centric guy, I'd rather people just put
> their time into good Windows support.  I realize that the Linux / mingw

What for ? It is boring, the tools are subadequat, and any try to compile a
nice ocaml/lablgtk app for windows too resulted in no more than a major time lose.

> crowd isn't so inclined towards that.  I'm just saying that mainstream
> Windows developers don't see cross-compilation from Linux as valuable.
> First class native Windows support is what counts.

Well, but i guess the majority of caml developers are compiling under linux,
so ... And things will probably change drastically from your current perceived
situation over the next 5 years or so.


Sven Luther

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