[ITP] flexdll

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Sep 8 04:41:00 GMT 2010

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.


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