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Re: ocaml 3.09.3 released

On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 09:26:18AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 05:21:23PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > It looks like we'll have a new ocaml transition soon.
> > Have discussed this a bit with Sven on IRC already.  The two main
> > considerations are: 1) please wait for the python 2.4 transition to complete
> > first, 2) please try to check whether this new upstream version includes any
> > regressions in the set of architectures supported for native compiling.  The
> > latter has happened before in the past, and it would be unpleasant to have
> > to deal with such a transition at this point in the release cycle.

> OCaml 3.09.3 has been released on September 15th.

> We, debian ocamlers, feel ready for the new transitions. Regarding your
> points: (1) should be done by now (I see the same version of python in
> both testing and unstable), (2) should not be a problem for this release
> of ocaml which is only a bug fix release. Regarding the possible issue
> of more strict toolchains, a problem we encountered in the past, we
> uploaded ocaml 3.09.3rc1 to unstable and it has been successfully built
> on i386, amd64, sparc and kfreebds-i386 by the experimental building
> network.

> I hereby ask for permission to go ahead with the 3.09.3 transition,
> starting to upload the ocaml package to unstable.

Reaffirming my comments on IRC, yes, you have permission to go ahead with
this transition.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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