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Date: 2007-03-17 (17:35)
From: Aleksey Nogin <nogin@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml on Fedora Core
On 17.03.2007 09:31, Richard Jones wrote:

> Since I've started working (again) at Red Hat and I'm using Fedora,
> I've come to notice the fairly dismal state of OCaml on Fedora.  Well,
> dismal isn't really the right word - there are a few basic packages
> which are perfectly good, but that's it.
> So with that in mind I want to help to get things moving by starting
> an OCaml on Fedora project.  


This sounds really great. I've been building Fedora RPMs for the last
few releases (the ones listed at http://rpm.nogin.org/ocaml.html and
linked from http://caml.inria.fr/ocaml/release.en.html ). However I
myself no longer use Fedora (only Red Hat EL at work and CentOS at
home). Because of that, I did not have energy to push for a better
integration of OCaml into Fedora, for working with Fedora Extras, etc.

> If you would like to join, please edit this page:
> http://fedoraocaml.team-notepad.com/

This page currently states "This project is not affiliated with Red Hat
and does not provide support for RHEL."

As I said, RHEL and CentOS is what I and a number of my colleagues
currently use and I would like to keep providing "unofficial"
RHEL/CentOS binaries for them. If the project would have its primary
focus on Fedora, but would still provide RHEL-compatible .src.rpm and
distribute RHEL-compatible binaries (and there is no need to be
affiliated with Red Hat for that), I would be much more inclined to join.