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From: Corey O'Connor <coreyoconnor@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Building OSX Universal Binaries
On 1/15/07, Philippe Wang <lists@philippewang.info> wrote:
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> On 16 janv. 07, at 02:24, Corey O'Connor wrote:
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> On 1/15/07, Daniel Bünzli <daniel.buenzli@epfl.ch> wrote:
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> > Le 15 janv. 07 à 22:33, Corey O'Connor a écrit :
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> > > I don't think you need access to both a ppc and intel machine: Just
> > > an intel machine would suffice. Two separate installs of ocaml, One
> > > PPC and one Intel, then using some appropriate PATH variable magic
> > > to  switch between compiling with one vs the other. Then lipo at
> > > the end. Should work OK.
> >
> > Maybe, then I guess a ppc machine would also be enough. Do you happen
> > to know how to trick caml's ./configure ?
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> I don't think a ppc machine would be enough since a ppc mac cannot run x86
> programs but a x86 mac can run both ppc and x86 programs.
> Not sure how to trick configure either. I've done this process before with
> Haskell programs, but in that case used pre-built binaries of the compiler
> for each platform.
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> However, ocamlopt can be configured to produce x86 asm on a PPC, can't it
> ?
> And XCode can build universal binaries on both ppc and x86...
> So I guess you just need to call gcc with the right parameters...
>


Actually, I have no idea. That'd be great if it did.

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-Corey O'Connor