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Date: -- (:)
From: Alain Frisch <alain@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Cygwin, OCaml 3.10 and dllunix
Igor Peshansky wrote:
> You'd fix the dynamic loading mechanism to work in Cygwin.  I have started
> in that direction with O'Caml 3.08 (but the version I built broke Unison,
> so it never got released -- I can send you my patches if you're
> interested).  Alain Frisch also announced having ported the Dynlink module
> to Windows, which could be used in the Cygwin version.  But the bottom
> line is that nobody has made it work yet.

I confirm that the natdynlink branch allows to load C stub DLLs (so that
you don't need custom runtimes or toplevels), including with Cygwin.
Note that this is largely independant of the port of Dynlink into native
code.

-- Alain