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Re: [damien.doligez@inria.fr: [Caml-list] Objective Caml release 3.08.4]


On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 12:04:15PM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 11:53:22AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Question, do we want to go ahead and package this, including the full rebuild,
> > or wait for ocaml 3.09 ? Do anyone have any information of the likeliness of a
> > 3.09 release nextly ? I mean we where acustomed to a yearly new ocaml release
> > each summer, but maybe with the point releases this is no more of actuality.
> I rather prefer to wait at least for ocaml 3.08.3-7 to enter testing (it
> just need to be rebuilt on hppa and a 7 days of delay, up to glibc of
> course ...).
> While we are at it I also think is the right moment to start changing
> packages to use dh_ocaml (if noone objects of course). Since we will
> need to rebuild a lot of packages it would be a good moment to make also
> that change.
> The week delay will give us time to ask JoeyH to include dh_ocaml in the
> next release of debhelper and have it ready. May I go for it and ask
> JoeyH for the inclusion? Comments?

I agree on waiting ocaml 3.08.3-7 to enter testing and then upload

Maybe i am wrong but i think it is best to keep dh_ocaml out of
debhelper. I feel it should be better for made it evolve at will...
Maybe it can become a real package ?

Kind regard
Sylvain Le Gall

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