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Here is the latest OCaml Weekly News, for the week of March 24 to 31, 2015.

  1. Is there a 64 bits Native MinGW port?
  2. Other OCaml News

Is there a 64 bits Native MinGW port?


Matthieu Dubuget asked and David Allsopp replied:
> in the README.win32 file of the last OCaml release, four ports are listed.
> >                Native MS      Native MinGW       Cygwin
> > 
> > 64 bits?     Win32 or Win64    Win32 only      Win32 only
> Are there any problem with a 64 bits native MinGW port?

It was introduced in 4.00.0, though apparently README.win32 wasn't updated.

Other OCaml News

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Announcing Lambdoc 1.0-beta3:

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