Version française
Home     About     Download     Resources     Contact us    
Browse thread
Pre-compiled ocaml binary for windows
[ Home ] [ Index: by date | by threads ]
[ Search: ]

[ Message by date: previous | next ] [ Message in thread: previous | next ] [ Thread: previous | next ]
Date: -- (:)
From: Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@l...>
Subject: Re: Pre-compiled ocaml binary for windows
On 06-12-2010, Matthieu Dubuget <matthieu.dubuget@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
>> There are still problem and we are lacking a bit of time to finish it.
>
> could you explain the problems remaining?

Here is the list so far:
1. no build system setup : Martin who first did the packaging, didn't
   have included how to build ocaml/findlib neither the binaries itself.
   So basically you need to build by hand to generate the .msi. This is
   not a big issue but for a collective effort it is better to have a
   common way to build the binaries
2. some environment variables are not set and make ocaml crash (AFAIR, we
   doesn't set OCAMLIB)
3. we don't ship the graphical toplevel
4. I am still not sure how to deal with ActiveTCL + OCaml (because of the
   ActiveTCL license)
5. Total lack of documentation 


1. is mandatory to my mind.

Regards,
Sylvain Le Gall