These instructions are for installing Standard ML of New Jersey (SML/NJ) in the Cygwin 32-bit environment.
Building SML/NJ as a Unix application
It is recommended that you install SML/NJ in a volume that has been mounted in binmode.
Otherwise, just following the standard instructions for installing on Unix/Linux systems.
Building SML/NJ as a Windows application
It is possible to build SML/NJ using the Windows version of
the runtime system under Cygwin. To do so, you must set the
SMLNJ_WINDOWS_RUNTIME shell variable:
% export SMLNJ_WINDOWS_RUNTIME