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Date: 2001-09-06 (11:47)
From: Sven <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Changes in CVS
On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 05:53:10PM +0900, Jacques Garrigue wrote:
> Since I do not now of any other way to inform CVS users, I post
> on the main list.
> This does not concern users of ocaml 3.02.
> Problems will be solved before the next release.
> After Xavier's recent changes to introduce dynamic loading of C code,
> which already made the distribution rather instable, I just choose
> this as the right time to change the behaviour of labels, along the
> lines I proposed this spring: remove labels in the standard library,
> and switch to (slightly laxist) label mode by default.
> Programs that do not use labels will still compile fine, but programs
> using them may have problems. In particular libraries using
> non-optional labels need to be modified. Snapshots of lablGL and
> lablgtk are available.

Mmm, this is the second notice of the next release of ocaml i am having today,
which makes me ask myself if there is already a approximative date planed for
it ? As debian/woody is in the process of freezing, it would be nice to have
the latest version of ocaml in the next release, so that we don't have the
current situation, where debian/potato, now almost 1 and a half year after
it's freeze, has only ocaml 2.04.


Sven Luther
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