[RFU] ocaml-4.00.1-1

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Jun 10 08:27:00 GMT 2013

Hi Damien,

On Jun  9 16:42, Damien Doligez wrote:
> On 2013-06-07, at 16:19, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > Done.  Any chance to try building a 64 bit version of ocaml, Damien?
> I'll be working on that, yes.
> On 2013-06-07, at 20:00, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> > Ouch.  Because of the fickle nature of OCaml's ABI, all OCaml libraries have to be rebuilt for every version bump.  While there not be much OCaml code in the distro, I have dozens of libraries in Ports which need to be rebuilt.  Next time, could you please give me some rebuild time before stabilizing a new version of OCaml?
> Ah, sorry. I didn't realize there would be so many dependencies. Next time I'll warn you in advance.

Did you see http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2013-06/msg00160.html ?

Given what Yaakov said, wouldn't it make sense to provide the former
ocaml libs and start using a versioned runtime lib approach?


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