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Date: 2004-11-20 (18:05)
From: malc <malc@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Native executable symtable
On Sat, 20 Nov 2004, Alex Baretta wrote:

> malc wrote:
>> Version of the patch on the page is for 3.07 only (port from 3.06 was done
>> Vitaly Lugovsky, and in process one flaw was introduced).
> What does this patch do? I clicked on the link but could not make any sense 
> out the page you referenced.

I don't know how to put it more bluntly than that (already on the page):

What is it?
A patch, against OCaml 3.07, making it possible to: create, link against 
and dynamically load shared objects on i386 ELF and Win32 platforms.

> Anyhow, I suppose Luca referred to Asmdynlink, by Fabrice Le Fessant, which 
> was distributed with the CDK and probably died together with it. An 
> Ocaml-bytecode Ocaml-interpreter was a cool idea, but I suppose Xavier et al. 
> are working on a cleaner 100% pure native code solution to dynlinking cmx and 
> cmxa files.

Excuse me for being a bit sarcastic, but - hah.