Bignum standalone package.
Well, it seem people are needing a nat/bignum implementation finally.
I have sucessfully isolated the old non-free bignum from the rest of
ocaml stuff, this would need a new ocaml upload which installs
config/Makefile somewhere (`ocamlc -where`/config/Makefile seems the
natural place to put it).
That said, building a new package for it, and putting it in non-free is
by no way sure to work, since i don't really know if the licence is
enough free to even go into non-free. I have written debian-legal about
it though, should have cced d-o-m too, but forgot.
Anyway, a copy of the standalone bignum can be found at :
Not yet packaged though.
Now, about the free solution, i see two solutions :
1) make a standalone version and upload it to the archive (or
2) upload a cvs snapshot of ocaml to experimental.
2) seems easier to do, but ideally, i should do both.
What do you think about it.