OCaml Windows cross-compiler
Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Sat Nov 15 22:01:02 UTC 2008
I got OCaml cross-compiling. Only the native-code compiler is
supported, since I didn't think it was worth trying to get the
byte-code compiler to work (what's the point if you have the native
There are some OCaml libraries and programs already in the repository.
I'm working towards getting virt-top, virt-df and/or virt-ctrl to
At the moment ocamlfind hasn't been ported. Certainly one problem is
that many OCaml packages don't expect to have only a native-code
compiler. They will expect to have only the byte-code compiler, eg.
for platforms which didn't have a native code generator, but not a
platform where byte-compiling is impossible. In particular many build
scripts expect that 'ocamlc -c *.mli' will work.
Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
virt-top is 'top' for virtual machines. Tiny program with many
powerful monitoring features, net stats, disk stats, logging, etc.
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