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From: Hans Ole Rafaelsen <hans@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Linking fails for native version of 3.11 under MinGW when using large number of modules
Matthieu Dubuget wrote:
> Hans Ole Rafaelsen a écrit :
>   
>> By removing some of the packages from the link stage, it builds easily
>> with more BarXXX modules included. Some of the packages seems to high a
>> higher impact than others. By instead opening BXXX modules, which do the
>> same as BarXXX modules, but have shorter names, I'm able to include a
>> few more, when linking against the same packages. Including up to B116
>> works, and it fails when trying B117. So it looks like it is impacted of
>> both the number of symbols and their length. By not linking against any
>> packages, I'm able to include a large number of my own modules (tested
>> with long names), so it does not seem to be the length of the command
>> line arguments that is causing the problems.
>>
>> Some info about the various versions of programs being used:
>>     
>
> Can you check the version of flexlink you are using? I had some problem
> when the command line was too long.
>
> I'm not sure what the error message where, though.
>
> Hoping this helps
>
> Salutations
>
> Matt
>   

It's version 0.15 (that comes with current version of GODI). There is a 
version 0.17 now, but according to the change log, your fix is already 
in version 0.15. I could give it a try with version 0.17 (if it's just 
to change flexlink without having to recompile the whole installation).

Thanks,

Hans Ole