OCaml 4.08.1 released

Dear OCaml users,

We have the pleasure of celebrating the birthday of Alexander Fleming
by announcing the release of OCaml version 4.08.1.

This is a bug-fix release, which fixes compilation failures in presence of
“-pack” (breaking nocrypto), and dynlinking failures (breaking Frama-C)
(see also the list of changes below).

It is (or soon will be) available as a set of OPAM switches,
and as a source download here:

Happy hacking.

OCaml 4.08.1:

Bug fixes:

  • #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)

  • #8769, #8770: Fix assertion failure with -pack
    (Leo White, review by Gabriel Scherer, report by Fabian @copy)

  • #8816, #8818: fix loading of packed modules with Dynlink (regression in
    (Leo White, report by Andre Maroneze, review by Gabriel Scherer)

  • #8830: configure script: fix tool prefix detection and Debian’s armhf
    (Stéphane Glondu, review by David Allsopp)

  • #8843, #8841: fix use of off_t on 32-bit systems.
    (Stephen Dolan, report by Richard Jones, review by Xavier Leroy)



There doesn’t seem to be a page for this release on https://ocaml.org/releases/
Would it be possible to add it, thanks.

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