Re: ocaml 3.05 uploaded to ftp-master.
On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 10:55:02AM +0200, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> > Good, I can release Epeire :)
> If you could also build the i386 package, that would be fine.
I'm building on a x86 at home.
> > BTW, what is the transition plan ?
> > - no need for dh_ocamlld any more
> (notice that the stublibs is now officially supported by ocaml, and is
> even mentioned in the changelog).
> > - change dependencies (>= 3.05) and (<<3.06)
> > The problem is we have to expect 3.06 for soon.
> Well, this is a problem, well more an inconvenience really.
> I had built ocaml 3.05, and tried to build my program with the lablgl
> and lablgtk built for 3.04, and it worked fine some, but segfaulted
> after a time for one of the files. Notice that the .cmi and .cmo version
> did not change, but there seem to be other changes around, so trully we
> need to have these strong dependencies.
> I guess it is possible that 3.06 will be compatible with 3.05 since
> there appear to be only minor changes to the parser or something, but we
> really don't know, and thus in doubt we need to rebuild all libraries to
> be sure.
> > - something more ?
> No i think not, did you read the policy document ? what do you think of
> it ?
I'm afraid I haven't installed it yet. However, after reading what Xavier
said about bugs in 3.05, I think I'm going to put it on hold until 3.06.
It is too much broken. It is probably unfortunate to have it in Debian,
but it is too late now.