New package: ocaml-3.08.1-1
Tue Aug 31 17:12:00 GMT 2004
The ocaml package has been added to the Cygwin distribution.
Objective Caml is a fast modern type-inferring functional
programming language descended from the ML (Meta Language)
family, containing objects, modules, and a high-performance
native-code compiler. The O'Caml compiler was developed at
INRIA Rocquencourt, projet Cristal.
See <http://caml.inria.fr/ocaml/> for more information.
- This package includes two compilers: the bytecode compiler and the
native compiler. Each compiler also exists in two versions -- bytecode
and native (i.e., each compiler was built with the bytecode compiler and
the native compiler, in turn).
- This package also includes all the libraries and packages in
/usr/lib/ocaml, including "labltk". You will need to install the tcltk
package and possibly the X11 packages to use labltk. The "labltk"
package wasn't tested on Cygwin, so use at your own risk.
- There may have been a temporary glitch in uploading the packages. This
has been fixed on the master site, but some mirrors may have pulled the
corrupted version of the package in the meantime. If you're unlucky
enough to have selected such a mirror, try another mirror. FWIW,
mirrors updated at any point after August 31, 14:08 GMT should be fine
(look at the timestamp on setup.bz2).
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Once you've downloaded setup.exe, run it and select "Interpreters" or
"Devel" and then click on the appropriate field until the above announced
version number appears if it is not displayed already.
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