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Date: 2008-02-13 (14:20)
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 13:48 +0000, Sylvain Le Gall wrote:
>> 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.
>> Regards,
>> Sylvain Le Gall
> Unless I'm mistaken, this "use_tgz" tag would be sufficient to start and
> would be innocuous enough that it wouldn't get in the way of
> ocaml-archives, whenever their format gets specified, wouldn't it ?

I think if Nicolas Pouillard wants/has the time to implement "use_tgz"
this sound a good idea. For now, i think ocaml-archives should only take
care of downloading/making accessible tarballs. Ocaml-archives won't go
into distribution specific details -- for now. 

If we succeed in doing so, we will see what can be done with it.

Sylvain Le Gall