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Date: 2008-09-26 (13:44)
From: Hugo Ferreira <hmf@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Teaching ocaml programming
Andrej Bauer wrote:
> Hugo Ferreira wrote:
>> To make things simpler you may:
>> 0. Use ocamlbuild projects only.
>> 1. Prepare ocamlbuild files (tags and myocamlbuild) if necessary.
>> 2. Provide a workspace with an example project ready for compilation.
>> 3. Let the students use only one project with various source files.
> Yes, we do all of this, but unfortunately ocamlbuild under Windows sucks 
> because the trick with symbolic links to executables does not work.

Yes, I am aware of this. Seen the reports in the forum.

> Has 
> this been fixed yet? (Also, ocamlbuild assumes bash is in the path, also 
> under Windows.)

Not that I am aware of. Their is a version that has *not* been
put up onto the update site [1]. Maybe this may have additional

Please note that I am proposing you use Ubuntu because you mentioned
dual boot machines:

"Any ideas what to do? We have dual-boot machines (Windows + Ubuntu)."

BTW, I just remembered that I use GODI. Don't know if that is possible
for you.

Hugo F.


> Best regards,
> Andrej
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