[MLton] mingwows

Stephen Weeks MLton@mlton.org
Thu, 10 Nov 2005 21:09:13 -0800

> Yeah it is -- bootstrapping problem. to compile that script
> you need a working MLton, but you only want to compile it
> if you don't have a working MLton.. :)

Well, not me (or you) -- we'd use a cross compiler :-).  But you're
right, for ordinary users it's a problem.

> Is it that hard to use bash under Cygwin/MSys/Unix, or if that will
> not work, use bat files?

This all started as a search for a way to deal with our lack of bat

> Bat is perfectly adequate I should think, although it is a bit hard
> for me to tell -- all my real scripts are written in Python, which
> runs fine on all platforms.

An interesting suggestion.