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Re: [ITP] flexdll
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 20:16:10 -0400
- Subject: Re: [ITP] flexdll
- References: <1283904362.6164.59.camel@YAAKOV04>
- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 07:06:02PM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>FlexDLL creates binaries whose symbols can be resolved at runtime,
>despite the limitations of the PE format. It is required by OCaml for
>dynamic linking support on Cygwin. This package contains patches to fix
>data auto-imports, shared libgcc, and to remove some Win32-isms:
>FlexDLL itself is written in OCaml but is compiled into native code, so
>it needs an OCaml (with or without dynlink support) at build time only.
>Due to its unique nature, it is obviously not in any *NIX distro, so I
>suppose this needs to be voted on.
I think it can go in transitively if OCaml needs it.