Re: Bug#807019: tracking bin-num - broken unison due to binnmu upload
>> The change done in unison 2.48 to overcome this looks pretty big... I'm
>> not sure I'll be able/willing to provide a unison2.40.102 any more.
>> Moreover, this package was created to provide compatibility with
>> previous Debian releases, but another change in OCaml 4.02 makes it
>> incompatible anyway (both communicating unisons need to be compiled with
>> the same version of OCaml in practice, which won't be the case any more
>> when one side is Debian stable, and the other Debian testing). IMHO,
>> that's a design flaw in Unison that cannot be easily fixed.
> A possible way out for stable (and old-stable) users could be to use 2.48
> from backports, when 2.48 will be packaged and migrated to testing.
The backport is indeed a nice way out of this, the rebuild is
straightforward (only tried for amd64).
This should be integrated in the backports.d.o repositories.