[Teaching] Fw: [wg-windows] Minimal virtual machine for OCaml

Daniel Bünzli daniel.buenzli at erratique.ch
Tue Sep 1 12:40:53 BST 2015

Forwarding this to the teaching mailing list. They may be more people in the position of responding to these questions.

Le mardi, 1 septembre 2015 à 12:20, Thranur Andul a écrit :

> While OPAM for Windows is not ready, I'm considering some teaching experiments using Linux virtual machines running inside Windows.
> I suppose it has already been tried by some people here, so maybe someone could share their experiences with that approach.
> In particular, one of my main issues is disk space: how much space would be necessary for a minimal Linux install with a graphical interface (XFCE, LXDE or even lighter) and the dependencies needed to install OCaml and the most common OPAM packages (e.g. Core,  
> js_of_ocaml, Coq, etc.)? Is there already a Linux distribution made for that?
> Also, related details about virtual machine experiences (issues, limitations, recommendations, etc.) are welcome.
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