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From: Dmitry Bely <dbely@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Free VC++ compiler for the Native Win32 Port Built With MS Visual C?
Shivkumar Chandrasekaran <shiv@ece.ucsb.edu> writes:

> Someone mentioned the mingw toolchain as an alternative. My problem is
> that apparently if you want to use camlidl on Windows platform you
> *have* to use the MS toolchain. Is there any way to use camlidl with
> cygwin (preferably) or mingw?

Yes, some time ago I have made changes to camlidl sources that allow to
compile it with mingw/cygwin-built Ocaml. All Win32 functionality is
supported including building COM DLLs. I can publish the patch to CVS
version of ocamlidl if you are interested. 

- Dmitry Bely


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