Re: MLton on PowerPC: voltaire's Christmas wish?
Le Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 12:38:20PM -0500, Adam Goode écrivait/wrote:
> The price of this upgrade is $30.
> I will match funds with someone who puts in $15! :)
> On Thu, 2004-12-23 at 11:21 +0100, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 09:42:01AM +0100, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> > > > Well, having more RAM is always nice, but IMHO there's something wrong with
> > > > MLton when it needs that much RAM for building.
> > >
> > > It's a whole-program optimizing compiler [...]
> > I shudder at the thought of having a language that allows for 145k line
> > programs that _need_ global optimization. Maybe we all should have kept
> > programming in FORTRAN forever ...
> > Re: building of that monster for ppc: your best bet is to find a ppc
> > developer who agrees to manually build it once in a while.
If MLton is opensource, and if some debian expert provide me some
assistance (if so, please email me), I might run this build: I have a
PowerBook 12" G4 1.33Ghz with 784Mb RAM running Debian/Sid (with a
self-compiled patched 2.6.9 kernel).
(however, personally, I prefer Ocaml to SML).
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