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Date: 2007-11-21 (19:13)
From: Pietro Abate <Pietro.Abate@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Camlp5 release 5.03
On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 06:01:08PM +0000, Jon Harrop wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 November 2007 17:19, Richard Jones wrote:
> > Debian ships both.  Fedora will soon as well.
> So package maintainers are already forking the OCaml distribution into 
> separate parts?

I don't think you can say they are "forking" the OCaml distribution.

Debian generates a number of packages from the inria tarball:
- ocaml-nox
- ocaml-libs
- ocaml-interp
- ocaml-base
- ocaml-base-nox
- camlp4
- camlp4-extra
- ...

and of top of these packages they are also shipping camlp5 from a
different source file that is independent from the ocaml inria

I guess RH is doing something similar...

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