Dear OCaml users,
The release of OCaml version 4.08.1 is imminent.
This new bugfix release fixes some compilation failures in presence of “-pack”,
and some native-code alignment issues on ARM64, PPC64 and amd64.
We have created a release candidate that you can test.
The source code is available at these addresses:
The compiler can also be installed as an OPAM switch with one of the
opam switch create ocaml-variants.4.08.1+rc1 --repositories=default,ocaml-beta=git+https://github.com/ocaml/ocaml-beta-repository.git
opam switch create ocaml-variants.4.08.1+rc1+<VARIANT> --repositories=default,ocaml-beta=git+https://github.com/ocaml/ocaml-beta-repository.git
where you replace with one of these:
We want to know about all bugs. Please report them here:
— Florian Angeletti for the OCaml team.
OCaml 4.08.1 changes:
#7887: ensure frame table is 8-aligned on ARM64 and PPC64
(Xavier Leroy, report by Mark Hayden, review by Mark Shinwell
and Gabriel Scherer)
#8751: fix bug that could result in misaligned data section when compiling to
native-code on amd64. (observed with the mingw64 compiler)
(Nicolás Ojeda Bär, review by David Allsopp)