[opam-devel] Becoming an opam-repository merger

Thomas Gazagnaire thomas at gazagnaire.org
Sat Oct 18 08:59:14 BST 2014

>> Thanks for offering!  I'd love to see more maintainers and mergers for
>> the repository.  Since there's a rather undocumented process for 
>> determining what to merge, Thomas kicked off a web page to describe it
>> better: 
>> - https://github.com/ocaml/opam-repository/wiki/PR-checks
> That's a nice idea to write down the list of requirements - will be useful for 
> package maintainers as well. On the related note, what is the reason for
> "The  opam  file should not list  oasis  as a dependency" ?

That's fine if the dependency is explicitly wanted by the packager. But that's usually a (beginner) mistake, as  the auto-generated distribution files are most of the time included in the tarball.

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