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From: John Skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Caml on intel-OSX
On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 07:00 -0700, james woodyatt wrote:
> On 08 Jun 2005, at 22:33, John Skaller wrote:
> >
> > And a dumb question .. will a bytecode Ocaml program
> > just run on any machine provided a single binary,
> > ocamlrun, is installed and accessible?
> 
> You probably want all the ocaml tools to be built as universal binaries 
> and you probably also want the ocamlopt compiler to be able to produce 
> universal binaries.  I would expect that will require some effort from 
> the Caml Team at INRIA.

Lol! no, it is a simple question. Can I make a bytecode program
and just ship it an expect it to run? No. So what else is required?

>  Even inside Apple, most of the 
> software engineers don't have Intel development machines. 

My friend is in San Francisco right now and does.
It was he that asked "Why not have a bytecode version
of the Felix compiler, so we don't have to install
Ocaml on every platform?"

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