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Re: [MirageOS-devel] opam repository problems

On 8 Dec 2013, at 14:07, Richard Mortier <Richard.Mortier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 

> On 8 Dec 2013, at 14:02, Anil Madhavapeddy wrote:
>> On 8 Dec 2013, at 13:31, Richard Mortier <Richard.Mortier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
>> wrote:
>>> is anyone else noticing anything?  from what i can currently observe, 
>>> + opam.ocamlpro.org is quite out of date (seems to still give me omd.0.6.0 
>>> rather than omd.0.8.2 for example)
>>> + opam.ocaml.org is fine for opam.1.1.0 but has a broken repository for 
>>> opam.1.0.0
> ...
>> So the summary of all this is that you should be using OPAM 1.1, and only 
>> with opam.ocaml.org.  OPAM 1.0 is now deprecated.  I don't think we've done 
>> a particularly good job of communicating this on the OPAM website though, so 
>> I'd quite like to clarify that.  In particular, if someone was using 
>> opam.ocamlpro.com via a non-HTTP remote (e.g. git), then the repo redirect 
>> will not kick in.
> don't think it's anything to do with non-http remotes. ok-- just to be clear 
> then:
> + we're only interested in opam.1.1.0 *not* in opam.1.0.0
> + the correct default opam repo to use is http://opam.ocaml.org

That's correct (to clarify, https://opam.ocaml.org works too, not just the 
http:// URL).

OPAM 1.1 is in both Debian unstable and Homebrew now, so there's no point 
supporting the older version.

> in which case i'm fine, things build under those conditions. but i'll strip 
> out the needless tests from the .travis.yml in at least a few repos; and 
> could you update your ppa sometime so that the default opam remote is 
> opam.ocaml.org rather than opam.ocamlpro.org please?

I'm confused -- which PPA has opam.ocamlpro.com hardcoded in?  They should all 
be on OPAM 1.1 now.

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