[opam-devel] opam publish package name

Anil Madhavapeddy anil at recoil.org
Wed Aug 26 18:50:11 BST 2015

On 19 Aug 2015, at 11:04, Fabrice Le Fessant <Fabrice.Le_fessant at inria.fr> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 11:56 AM, Louis Gesbert
> <louis.gesbert at ocamlpro.com> wrote:
>>> package, preventing "opam-cache", etc.), either to reserve names for
>>> possible plugins ("search", "file", "git", etc).
>> "search" is already an opam command :)
> Is it planned to have a dynlink mechanism for plugins ? Then, it would
> be possible to override existing builtin commands from inside.
> Another possibility would be to have aliases for builtins, and allow
> to override their default names: for example, if I type "opam search
> XXX", opam would first call "opam-search", and only if it does not
> exist, call the builtin. Then "opam-search" would be able to call
> "opam builtins search XXX" to access the builtin command with enhanced
> parameters...

Do you have a use-case in mind for this?


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