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From: Matthieu Dubuget <matthieu.dubuget@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Tuareg mode under Cygwin...
Igor Peshansky a écrit :

>On Mon, 20 Feb 2006, Matthieu Dubuget wrote:
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>>Igor Peshansky a écrit :
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>>>On Sun, 19 Feb 2006, Jeremy Shute wrote:
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>>>>Hi,
>>>>
>>>>When I fire up Tuareg mode under native Windows emacs and run an
>>>>inferior-caml, I get what I expect (Caml running in an emacs buffer).
>>>>When I do so with Cygwin's Emacs, I get an empty buffer and a process
>>>>"ocamlrun.exe" dressed in new window trim, which seems completely
>>>>detached from the inferior-caml buffer (meaning C-c C-e does NOT send
>>>>commands to this new process).
>>>>
>>>>I asked Albert Cohen, Tuareg-mode's creator, but he didn't know much
>>>>about Windows, and suggested I ask here.
>>>>
>>>>What magic Elisp incantation will shackle invocations of "ocaml" in a
>>>>buffer, when using Cygwin emacs?  I also tried "sh -c ocaml" to no
>>>>avail...
>>>>
>>>>Jeremy
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>>>>
>>>Hi, Jeremy,
>>>
>>>This sounds like either a Cygwin emacs bug or a bug in the commands
>>>Tuareg uses to start the ocaml process that manifests only in Cygwin's
>>>emacs. Since this is likely not a problem with ocaml itself (but
>>>rather with either the Cygwin ocaml package or Cygwin emacs), the main
>>>Cygwin list (<cygwin at cygwin dot com>) would be a better place to
>>>discuss it and track down the culprit.
>>>
>>>Unfortunately, I don't use emacs, and haven't tested the Cygwin O'Caml
>>>package under emacs (and wouldn't know how).  Thus, another reason to
>>>move this to the main Cygwin list, since there are many emacs experts
>>>there.
>>>
>>>One thing that would help is following the Cygwin problem reporting
>>>guidelines at <http://cygwin.com/problems.html> when re-posting this
>>>to the main Cygwin list (particularly attaching the output of
>>>"cygcheck -svr").
>>>
>>>See you on the Cygwin list, :-)
>>>
>>>Igor Peshansky, the Cygwin O'Caml volunteer maintainer
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>>>
>>Last time I had a similar problem, I discovered that recompiling the
>>ocaml toplevel was solving the problem.
>>
>>Maybe this will work for you ?
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>Hmm, indeed.  Though don't forget, Matthieu, that Cygwin is still at
>version 3.08.1...
>
>Jeremy, if recompiling works for you, please let me know, and I'll release
>a rebuit version of ocaml for Cygwin.  You can download the ocaml source
>package using Cygwin setup and run the packaging script to build (use the
>"--help" option for a list of possible steps).
>
>Igor Peshansky, the Cygwin O'Caml volunteer maintainer
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I would have describe my problem the same way as Jeremy.
I do use one standard native distribution of Ocaml, and cygwin version 
of emacs.
I did not used the right term though: I did not meant re-compiling the 
toplevel. Just creating a new one with
ocamlmktop -custom ...

Salutations

Matthieu