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Date: 2006-12-18 (21:55)
From: David MENTRE <dmentre@l...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml on Debian or Ububtu (reprise)

Richard Jones <> writes:

> This is definitely true.  The Debian-ocaml-maint team does superb work
> in bringing OCaml and a whole array of packages to Debian.

I heartly agree.

>  Ubuntu "inherits" these packages, and sometimes they are broken, as
> for instance they are right now in Ubuntu Edgy (incompatible versions
> of various key libraries are installed, making building anything more
> complex than a trivial program impossible).

Interesting to know. Have you reported such bugs to the Ubuntu project?
<Off-topic>I'm myself considering to move from Debian to Ubuntu because
the Debian project is now accepting non-free software in main, Debian is
no longer focused on Free Software[1] and at least Ubuntu take care of
end-users ("it just works").</Off-topic> But I still want to develop in
OCaml. :-)

Best wishes,

[1] : "Further
     discussion" won! 

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