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(Announce) "OCAPIC" : OCaml for PIC18 microcontrollers
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Date: 2010-11-11 (05:52)
From: Julien Signoles <julien.signoles@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocamlclean : an OCaml bytecode cleaner (Was: (Announce) "OCAPIC" : OCaml for PIC18 microcontrollers)

2010/11/11 Philippe Wang <philippe.wang@lip6.fr>

> Shortly:
> ocamlclean is now available in a separate package so that you don't have to
> get the whole ocapic distribution just to try ocamlclean.
> More information:
> ocamlclean takes a bytecode executable (which are generally but not
> necessarily produced by "ocamlc" compiler) and reduces its size by
> eliminating some dead code. Dead code is discriminated statically. (It's
> impossible to eliminate all dead code, but in some cases it can reduce
> bytecode executables tremendously) It is meant to be compatible with
> standard bytecode such as produced by ocamlc. (DBUG section is currently not
> supported and is removed during the cleaning process. Other unsupported
> sections are left untouched.)

Is ocamlclean compatible with dynamic loading? That is code potentially used
by some unknown dynamically-loaded code must be kept.