[opam-devel] Leaving 3.12.x support behind

Malcolm Matalka mmatalka at gmail.com
Sun Mar 17 16:02:58 GMT 2013

I guess my question is more about: as an opam package maintainer, is
giving up 3.12.x support considered acceptable at this point?

If you depend on Core, I don't think there is much choice...or am I
missing another option?

Anil Madhavapeddy <anil at recoil.org> writes:

> OPAM doesn't really mandate any particular version of the compiler.
> It simply requests that you keep the correct 'ocaml-version' constraint
> in the OPAM file so that users will not get a build error when using
> an incompatible compiler.
> So if you feel that you wish to move to a newer Core, then go right
> ahead!
> -anil
> On 17 Mar 2013, at 10:52, Malcolm Matalka <mmatalka at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a situation where the interface to Async has changed between
>> 108.08.00 and 109.13.00.  It is a simple change, but by making the
>> change I am giving up support for Ocaml 3.12.x, as far as I can tell.
>> Is this the accepted direction for opam packages?
>> /Malcolm
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