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Date: 2002-08-10 (10:12)
From: Xavier Leroy <xavier.leroy@i...>
Subject: [Caml-list] Re: 3.05 and future 3.06 binary compatibility ?
> So, i face a problem, which can be solved by :
>   o removing the 3.05 ocaml package (and upload it to
>   debian/experimental) and keep the 3.04 package in unstable for now
>   (note that experimental is not a propper debian distribution, just a
>   place to put packages that cannot go into unstable/testing), and wait
>   for the 3.06 release.
>   o bump the .cmi magic numbers [...]

I would recommend the first approach.  The second is (1) more work,
(2) a bit of a hack, and (3) not guaranteed to save you work in the end.

> Anyway, it would be nice to know what the timeframe of the 3.06 release
> is going to be

Well, it was scheduled for this week, but a couple of last-minute bug
report had to be investigated.  The current estimate is aug 19-23,
assuming (of course) no more bugs pop up.

- Xavier Leroy
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