Dear OCaml users,
The release of OCaml version 4.10.1 is imminent. @octachron and the rest of the compiler dev team 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 the following commands:
$ opam update $ opam switch create 4.10.1+rc1 --repositories=default,beta=git://github.com/ocaml/ocaml-beta-repository.git
We want to know about any bugs. Please report them here:
If every goes well, the full release should follow next week.
— OCaml 4.10.1 changes —
This version contains a collection of configuration, build systems and runtime fixes:
#9344, #9368: Disable exception backtraces in bytecode programs
built with “-output-complete-exe”. At the moment, such programs do
not embed debug information and exception backtraces where causing
them to crash.
(Jérémie Dimino, review by Nicolás Ojeda Bär)
#9531: fix support for the BFD library on FreeBSD
(Hannes Mehnert, review by Gabriel Scherer and David Allsopp)
#9165: Add missing -function-sections and -O3 flags in Makefiles.
(Greta Yorsh, review by David Allsopp)
#9495: fix a bug where bytecode binaries compiled with
would not execute
at_exithooks at program termination (in particular,
output channels would not be flushed).
(Nicolás Ojeda Bär, review by David Allsopp)
#9552: restore ocamloptp build and installation
(Florian Angeletti, review by David Allsopp and Xavier Leroy)