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Bug#698058: ITP: opam -- package manager for OCaml

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Mehdi Dogguy <mehdi@debian.org>

* Package name    : opam
  Version         : 0.9.0
  Upstream Author : OCamlPro
* URL             : http://opam.ocamlpro.com/
* License         : GPL-3
  Programming Lang: OCaml
  Description     : package manager for OCaml

 OPAM stands for OCaml PAckage Manager. It aims to suit to a vast number
 of users and use cases, and has unique features:
 * Powerful handling of dependencies: versions constraints, optional
   dependencies, conflicts, etc.
 * Multiple repositories backends: HTTP, rsync, git
 * Ease to create packages and repositories
 * Ability to switch between different compiler versions
 Typically, OPAM will probably make your life easier if you recognize
 yourself in at least one of these profiles:
 * You use multiple versions of the OCaml compiler, or you hack the compiler
   yourself and needs to frequently switch between compiler versions.
 * You use or develop software that needs a specific and/or modified version
   of the OCaml compiler to be installed.
 * You use or develop software that depends on a specific version of an OCaml
   library, or you just want to install a specific version of a package, not
   just the latest one.
 * You want to create your own packages yourself, put them on your own
   repository, with minimal effort.

Packaging is available on alioth:


I'll be able to upload once ocaml-re and cmdliner are accepted and dose3 is
updated to a newer version (at least 3.1.2).



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