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Date: 2008-09-27 (09:56)
From: Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+ocaml@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml support on Ubuntu
David MENTRE wrote:

> For example, I discovered at a time that *all* bytecodes shipped in Ubuntu
> Gutsy could not be executed. This was fixed once spotted:
>   https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ocamlnet/+bug/180364
> Another example: current Hardy release (which has Long Term Support
> status) is shipped which OCaml 3.10.0 which is broken regarding Camlp4. 

I rarely use bytecode and and have never used Camlp4 so I haven't
been hit by these, but yes, I agree, these are serious issues.

> To fix this situation, one only needs people on the Ubuntu side to
> synchronize packets from Debian at the right time.


Erik de Castro Lopo
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