[opam-devel] Repository format
thomas at gazagnaire.org
Thu Oct 10 08:37:32 BST 2013
> I was wondering whether the developer's manual is up-to-date, esp.
> regarding the repository format.
Yes, it is supposed to be up-to-date.
> Indeed, I endeavour to write a module for the Paludis package
> manager, in order to use directly the OPAM package descriptions.
> This package manager is used in several Linux distributions, including:
> - Exherbo;
> - Gentoo (though it is not the default package manager).
> The goal here isn't to replace OPAM, but to allow users that do not
> directly use OCaml to easily install packages that depend on OCaml
> libraries (and save me from packaging everything by hand).
Nice! Would be glad to hear your progress on that -- feel free to suggest ways we can help you or make your life easier, for instance if you plan to use the opam library to parse the files (ie. OpamFile.OPAM.read).
> Nicolas Braud-Santoni
>  http://paludis.exherbo.org/
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