[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Caml-list] Re: [ANN] beta-release of OPAM

>> To people already using OPAM, I forgot to mention that it is highly 
>> recommended to NOT upgrade opam using opam. The auto-update thing was a 
>> mistake at the first place. It is also advised to start from a fresh opam 
>> init. It should work if you don't, but it would definitely avoid some 
>> confusions in some corner-cases.
> But we agree there's no problem in compiling the new opam binary with an opam 
> install remove ~/.opam and then restart with a fresh init with the new binary 
> ?  

The issue with 'opam update opam' is that this installs the opam binary in 
~/.opam/<switch>/bin. If you manually move the new opam to a safe place (say in 
/usr/local/bin) before removing ~/.opam, yes that should be fine.




Lists.xenproject.org is hosted with RackSpace, monitoring our
servers 24x7x365 and backed by RackSpace's Fanatical Support®.