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Date: 2005-01-17 (16:18)
From: Chris King <colanderman@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] minimum system requirements
On Mon, 17 Jan 2005 07:11:54 -0500, AEG <aeg101@gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know what the absolute minimum system requirements are to
> run OCaml (in terms of processor speed, RAM and disk space?

I've written, compiled, and run O'Caml programs comfortably on a 486DX
(33MHz maybe?) with 8MB of RAM.  The compiler/interpreter takes up a
non-trivial amount of hard disk space (around 30MB), but since the
natively compiled executables are statically linked with the O'Caml
libraries, they can be distributed without any more dependencies than
that of a C binary.  At runtime, O'Caml programs generally use around
half a megabyte of RAM, which is not much more than an equivalent C