Re: removal of the ocaml-source binary package
On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 10:03:32AM -0400, Mike Furr wrote:
> Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 09:11:08PM +0200, Ralf Treinen wrote:
> >> cduce still build-depends on ocaml-source:
> > Right, good point.
> > However IIRC cduce still depends on ocaml-source for "lazyness" reasons,
> > i.e.: it used not to work properly with ocaml-compiler-libs for some
> > issue in the latter package, which were then fixed. Afterwards no one
> > tried again to port cduce to ocaml-compiler-libs.
> > It should be tried againt if it builds now against ocaml-compiler-libs
> > or not ....
> There is also OCamlDuce (which allows CDuce's x-values to exist directly
> in OCaml programs) and it integrates directly in with the OCaml compiler
> requiring the actual source files to be patched. I've been using it a
> bit lately and was thinking about seeing if CDuce's maintainers would be
> interested in adding it to Debian. ;-)
The problem with ocamlduce is that it is under QPL licence. And we
cetainly do not want to package libraries which are distributed
(exclusively) under this licence.