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Date: 2008-02-13 (13:48)
From: Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@l...>
Subject: Re: [OSR] Ports-like package management system
On 13-02-2008, David Teller <> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 10:02 +0000, Sylvain Le Gall wrote:
>> I am not sure there is a clear conclusion about this thread. Well, in
>> fact, there is ONE solution simple and direct which is to create a
>> FTP/HTTP area where all upstream tarball can be stored. This is a good
>> first step for beginning. It will serve all current distributions
>> (Debian/GODI) by providing an alternate download site. It could also be
>> the first step to make something more complex.
> Do I understand that this would be combined with dependencies written in
> OCamlBuild ?

Indeed, this could be. But what i call "ocaml-archives" won't be
ocamlbuild related. It will just be archives organized such as that
making possible to use them in an automated way.

Sylvain Le Gall