[MLton] Cygwin->Mingw32: patch + future
Wed, 24 Nov 2004 17:37:03 -0800
> > > What sort of problems does this cause? [cygwin+mmap]
> I still would like to know the answer to this.
> It seemed to work as reliably as linux for me.
> Does it just run out of memory and die, or what?
A call to mmap fails, and MLton's runtime reports an out-of-memory
> I would think fork() is more important than the ability to address huge
> amounts of memory. Which do more programs use?
Both are useful. The best solution I can think of is to add a switch
that governs whether mmap or VirtualAlloc is used.