[ITA] ocaml 3.12.0

Matthias Andree matthias.andree@gmx.de
Tue Sep 7 18:52:00 GMT 2010

Am 07.09.2010, 16:42 Uhr, schrieb Christopher Faylor:

> On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 05:03:13AM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>> On Mon, 2010-09-06 at 15:48 +0200, Damien Doligez wrote:
>>> 1. The tcl/tk bindings: they don't work out of the box with Cygwin's
>>>    tcl/tk, and I don't think there is much demand anyway.
>> Interesting, given that OCaml presumes that Cygwin's tcl/tk is Win32
>> (which it currently is), but Ports' X11 tcl/tk works with OCaml with
>> some patches:
>> http://cygwin-ports.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=cygwin-ports/ports;a=tree;f=lang/ocaml
>> Given the recent issues on the list, I think it's about time I ITA
>> tcl/tk.
> I know that it isn't obvious but I really am still here and that sorta
> means that you can't take tcl/tk away just yet.
> I have been trying to talk to the insight maintainer about what to do
> with tcl/tk but he hasn't been really responsive and I haven't been
> extremely motivated to push the issue.

Insight is dead for all practical purposes, but Tcl/Tk in Cygwin depending  
on X11 rather than Win32 would be major regression. Not that I'd have time  
to help though.

Matthias Andree

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