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Date: 2007-01-16 (07:59)
From: Philippe Wang <lists@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Building OSX Universal Binaries

On 16 janv. 07, at 02:24, Corey O'Connor wrote:

> On 1/15/07, Daniel Bünzli <> wrote:
> Le 15 janv. 07 à 22:33, Corey O'Connor a écrit :
> > I don't think you need access to both a ppc and intel machine: Just
> > an intel machine would suffice. Two separate installs of ocaml, One
> > PPC and one Intel, then using some appropriate PATH variable magic
> > to  switch between compiling with one vs the other. Then lipo at
> > the end. Should work OK.
> Maybe, then I guess a ppc machine would also be enough. Do you happen
> to know how to trick caml's ./configure ?
> I don't think a ppc machine would be enough since a ppc mac cannot  
> run x86 programs but a x86 mac can run both ppc and x86 programs.
> Not sure how to trick configure either. I've done this process  
> before with Haskell programs, but in that case used pre-built  
> binaries of the compiler for each platform.

However, ocamlopt can be configured to produce x86 asm on a PPC,  
can't it ?
And XCode can build universal binaries on both ppc and x86...
So I guess you just need to call gcc with the right parameters...

(I'll try when I have time...)

Philippe Wang