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Is it difficult to remove the OCaml <= 4.01 requirement? #354
First off, thanks for writing pplacer, it has become a quite central tool for our group, even if we don't use it directly instead via tools which I'll refrain from advertising.
Accordingly, we are wanting to package pplacer for the GNU Guix package manager / OS, and I've got it working locally:
However, it would simplify maintenance of the package if the newest version of OCaml could be used rather than 4.01 (and this would presumably be true for others building from source too). Without having a great amount of experience with OCaml, is updating likely to be a difficult thing?
I've patched pplacer to build with OCaml 4.07.1. Here's the patch adding it to Guix: