[opam-devel] [Caml-list] list of Opam repositories

Anil Madhavapeddy anil at recoil.org
Wed Jul 24 18:10:48 BST 2013

[switching from caml-list to opam-devel]

On 23 Jul 2013, at 09:11, Amir Chaudhry <amc79 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> On 23 Jul 2013, at 16:55, Raphaël Proust <raphlalou at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 4:44 PM, Daniel Bünzli
>> <daniel.buenzli at erratique.ch> wrote:
>>> I can't speak for godi, but at least for opam you get your facts wrong. There's nothing specific about github in opam and everybody can be a dictator. I'm one, just type:
>>>   opam repo add erratique-u http://erratique.ch/software/opam/unreleased
>>>   opam upgrade
>> Is there a list of repositories available somewhere? (Not necessarily
>> an authoritative list.)
>> Is anyone maintaining such a list?
>> https://github.com/search?q=opam-repository gives a good start but it
>> surely misses others?
> https://github.com/search?q=opam+repo gives more results (11 more than the search above).
> Most of these look like project based repos (or personal ones).
> Would a list of them really be useful?

Homebrew has a 'tap' feature.

Maintaining a list of well-known remotes on the OPAM wiki would be useful, yes.  We have Daniel, Mirage, Citrix, Xen, Ocsigen, Jun Furuse, and more we don't know about yet.  It would let us add those into the autobuild pool more easily.


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