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Re: Opam package publication (was Re: [Caml-list] [ANN] beta-release of OPAM)

Le mardi, 22 janvier 2013 Ã 16:46, Thomas Gazagnaire a Ãcrit :
> Homebrew use the concept of 'taps' where people can register alternative 
> repositories, which will contain domain-specific packages (ocaml uses to have 
> one before being integrated in the main repo). Doing that for OPAM is (I 
> think) a bit overkill.  

Well to me it seems that opam already has the concept, tap = repo (or maybe I 
don't understand what a homebrew tap is).
> However, I'm happy to have a REPOSITORIES file at the root of 
> OCamlPro/opam-repositories which lists the available repositories, and write 
> a small script to automatically sync with these repo regularly. Feel free to 
> add your repository in there, and I'll write the update script.

Feels like a step in the right direction to me. But I don't think it's a good 
idea to make it fully automatic or at least something sensitive should be done 
to handle potential conflicts.





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