MLton runs fine on Solaris.


  • You must install the binutils, gcc, and make packages. You can find out how to get these at

  • Making the documentation requires that you install latex and dvips, which are available in the tetex package.

Known issues

  • Bootstrapping on the Sparc architecture is so slow as to be impractical (many hours on a 500MHz UltraSparc). For this reason, we strongly recommend building with a cross compiler.

Also see