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Date: 2001-10-17 (19:12)
From: Xavier Leroy <xavier.leroy@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] newbie - running graphics applications in WinNT
> The "" file says that '"graph" works only under the toplevel
> application'.  Does that mean I can't build an 'ocamlgraph' at all on
> WinNT?

Yes.  Currently, the graphics library is not available from
stand-alone Win32 executables, only from the toplevel GUI.

> I really want to use ocaml to create some standalone graphical
> applications that can run on Win32 machines; is that possible?

Not yet, but it will be soon.  A proper standalone implementation of
the Graphics library is in progress (by Jacob Navia) and should be
available in the next OCaml release.

> Or should I forget the "graphics library" and use Labltk instead, or
> perhaps LablGL or LablGTK?

That's another option.

- Xavier Leroy
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