[opam-devel] deprecating opam 1.2.0

Sylvain Le Gall sylvain+ocaml at le-gall.net
Thu Jul 7 07:50:10 BST 2016

opam 1.2.0 is the version distributed with Debian Jessie (current stable)

Deprecating it, will prevent Debian Stable users to use the "easy to
install" package.

Le mer. 6 juil. 2016 à 10:29, Thomas Gazagnaire <thomas at gazagnaire.org> a
écrit :

> I think it is time to deprecate opam 1.2.0. What do you think?
> See https://github.com/ocaml/opam-repository/pull/6888 for a recent
> issue: it doesn’t understand the `pinned` variable. This could be fixed by
> adding a rewriting layer between 1.2.2 and 1.2.0 and adding a redirection
> based on the version number (we already do that for opam 1.1) but that’s a
> lot of efforts for not much gains. So I’m in favour of simply not
> supporting 1.2.0 anymore.
> If you are still using 1.2.0 please complain now :-)
> Thomas
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