Fri, 14 Oct 2005 07:27:19 +1000
On Thu, 2005-10-13 at 19:46 +0200, Wesley W. Terpstra wrote:
> In Oct 13, 2005, at 5:38 PM, Daniel C. Wang wrote:
> > So. i forget exactly how mingwing and cyngwin relate, but doesn't
> > cygwin ship with the headers tool and runtime to let you build
> > mingwin apps.
> Yeah, cygwin includes some strange mutation of MinGW.
> I personally just use the 'official' MinGW distro instead.
> > If so I'd suggest we ditch the "native" cygiwn build and only
> > support a cygwin or msys build of a native migwin app.
> Cygwin has fork and other UNIXisms.
> These are then available to SML.
> For the MinGW build, some POSIX methods are just missing.
> So, I am not sure dropping cygwin is really an option.
Ocaml does its own emulation, so it isn't vulnerable to
changes or faults in Cygwin.
John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: http://felix.sf.net