[opam-devel] [ocaml-platform] OPAM 1.1.1 RC

Anil Madhavapeddy anil at recoil.org
Tue Jan 14 17:34:55 GMT 2014

On 14 Jan 2014, at 17:11, Louis Gesbert <louis.gesbert at ocamlpro.com> wrote:

> Last addition was the possibility for packagers to specify `archive: ["upstream-url" "mirror1" "mirror2"]` in the url files, so that we have a way to circumvent downtime of package hosting servers -- like recently happened for camlcity with dire consequences for new OPAM installations (ocamlfind could not be installed). We are working on a more general mirroring solution for the next release.

I don't think this should be included in 1.1.1, since it changes the repository format.  For instance, is there a clear backwards compatibility story for 1.1.0 clients that connect to a repository that includes multiple archives?


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