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From: Conglun Yao <yaoconglun@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Dynlink and ocamlfind for camlp4 3.11?
Thanks for all of your help.

Unfortunately, it still does not work. It is really nightmare to use camp4
in a windows machine.  I try to reinstall plain OCaml without using GODI, if
the same error happens, I have to go back to Ubuntu.

Thanks.

Conglun

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Gerd Stolpmann <gerd@gerd-stolpmann.de>wrote:

>
>
>
> While cygwin cannot load shared libraries from bytecode, it still can
> load pure bytecode dynamically. It is reasonable that there is a
> dynlink.cma for this case, and that camlp4lib.cma depends on it.
>
> findlib has a special mode for platforms that cannot load shared
> libraries dynamically. This mode seems to be broken  - it calls a script
> safe_camlp4 instead of camlp4, and safe_camlp4 produces ad hoc a new
> camlp4-type executable that includes the required C libraries - without
> that trick you couldn't use json-static at all on these platforms:
>
> https://godirepo.camlcity.org/svn/lib-findlib/trunk/tools/safe_camlp4
>
> The question is now whether the error is in this script (does it have to
> add dynlink.cma anyway?) or whether mkcamlp4 is broken.
>
> Can you try to change safe_camlp4 so the line
>
> mkcamlp4 -o $tmp_camlp4 $cp4_mods || exit
>
> reads
>
> mkcamlp4 -o $tmp_camlp4 dynlink.cma $cp4_mods || exit
>
> ? (I don't have a cygwin ocaml at hand.) safe_camlp4 should be in the
> bin/ directory.
>
> Gerd
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