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Date: 2006-02-14 (13:21)
From: Jeffrey J. Cook <jjcook@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Native code generator on Intel Macs
Hi Xavier,

If someone else hasn't already volunteered, we have a shiny new Intel
iMac that I can compile what you need on it -- unfortunately I do not
think I would be able to get you an account on the machine, however.

- Jeff

On 2/8/06, Xavier Leroy <> wrote:
> > Does anybody know if/when OCaml will be able to run natively (i.e.,
> > generate native code) on the new Intel Macs?
> Shortly after a new shiny Intel MacBook lands on my desk.  The 15"
> model is however too heavy for my taste; I'm tempted to wait for a
> smaller, lighter model.
> > I assume the major
> > building blocks are already present but the cognoscenti still need to
> > hook them up the right way.
> Based on the PowerPC/MacOSX and PowerPC/Linux ports, I'd expect the
> changes to the x86 code generator to be small.  If someone has an
> Intel Mac and is willing to run a test for me (basically, compile a C
> file of mine to assembler and mail me the generated assembly), that
> would help planning the porting work.
> - Xavier Leroy
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