[Fedora-packaging] Ocaml sub-package issue

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sun Oct 4 22:38:52 UTC 2009

On Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 11:03:33AM +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> I seem to recall commenting on this earlier (like at least a year ago :)  
> but just as well I might've just intended to comment... anyway.
> I would've pulled it to RPM upstream ages ago if it didn't have Fedora  
> packaging specifics bolted in:
> if [ -n "$emit_compiler_version" ]; then
>     # Every OCaml program depends on the version of the
>     # runtime which was used to compile it.
>     echo "ocaml(runtime) = `cat /usr/lib*/ocaml/fedora-ocaml-release`"
> fi
> I suppose there's a reason why this is not generated with "ocaml 
> -version" or "ocamlrun -version" as needed?

Yes, I can't remember why we did that either :-(

I've changed it in the OCaml package in Fedora 13, we should give it a
few more months to see if anything breaks.



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