[ocaml-platform] [Caml-list] [ANN] Experiment: OCaml patch review on github.com/ocaml/ocaml

François Bobot francois.bobot at cea.fr
Wed Mar 26 09:36:29 GMT 2014

On 26/03/2014 10:12, Louis Gesbert wrote:
> Thanks Anil !
>> It is awfully useful. I was trying to setup an OPAM repository for simplifying the review of PR#22,
>> but you did it for me and all the others, thank you.
>>  I'm just wondering if it is wise to add all these switches to the default OPAM repository. For
>> casual ocaml user the useful switches are lost among all these PR.
>>   Perhaps the default possible switches can be reduced to the last releases (for people that work on
>> project that must support old version of ocaml) and to the beta and trunk for people that are
>> curious of the accepted new features.
> That's why in OPAM 1.1.1 we changed `opam switch list` to only display the default compilers, and you need to add `--all` to see all existing compiler descriptions. I think it's enough to address your concern.

Nice. Perhaps the user can still be scared by "The following NEW compilers are available:" that list
*all* the new switches. But my concerns are addressed, thanks.


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