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Re: [Caml-list] binary compatibility of 3.08.3

On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 10:28:32AM -0500, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > Sure, and that is what we will have to do. This is a lengthy process though,
> > and we had hoped to avoid this. This means not only changing the LIBDIR name,
> > but also changing the virtual versioned package from ocaml-3.08 to
> > ocaml-3.08.3, which our autobuilders still have trouble with.
> Somehow I can't understand why someone would go through so much trouble
> when using the name "3.09" instead of "3.08.3" would solve the problem much
> more cheaply.

well, we have now a devel branch which will maturate in a 3.09 in some time
(this summer usually :). This is a good thinf since previously we were forced
to get the fixes individually out of CVS.

That said, using 3.08.3 or 3.09 is really something fully transparent to the
user anyway.


Sven Luther

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