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Date: 2008-01-31 (14:59)
From: Berke Durak <berke.durak@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Using dynlink (native code and byte code) for the build system
Jon Harrop a écrit :
> On Thursday 31 January 2008 14:49:44 Alain Frisch wrote:
>> Berke Durak wrote:
>>> Thank to Alain Frisch's natdynlink, it is now possible to dynamically
>>> load native code plugins.
>> Only on some platforms! Please don't make the availability of exotic
>> features mandatory for the build system to work.
> FWIW, I think natdynlink should be a core feature of OCaml going forwards 
> because it is useful in so many circumstances

I agree.  However such a build system will also work with bytecode, albeit at lower performance,
on platforms not supporting natdynlink.  A build system is also not computationally too intensive,
so it should be OK.

 > not least the performant top-level.

Natdynlink in the toplevel??