opam 2.0.6 release

Date: 2020-01-16
Category: Tooling
Tags: opam

We are pleased to announce the minor release of opam 2.0.6.

This new version contains some small backported fixes and build update:

As sandbox scripts have been updated, don't forget to run opam init --reinit -ni to update yours.

Note: To homogenise macOS name on system detection, we decided to keep macos, and convert darwin to macos in opam. For the moment, to not break jobs & CIs, we keep uploading darwin & macos binaries, but from the 2.1.0 release, only macos ones will be kept.

Installation instructions (unchanged):

  1. From binaries: run
bash -c "sh <(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ocaml/opam/master/shell/install.sh) --version 2.0.6"

or download manually from the Github "Releases" page to your PATH. In this case, don't forget to run opam init --reinit -ni to enable sandboxing if you had version 2.0.0~rc manually installed or to update you sandbox script.

  1. From source, using opam:
opam update; opam install opam-devel

(then copy the opam binary to your PATH as explained, and don't forget to run opam init --reinit -ni to enable sandboxing if you had version 2.0.0~rc manually installed or to update you sandbox script)

  1. From source, manually: see the instructions in the README.

We hope you enjoy this new minor version, and remain open to bug reports and suggestions.

NOTE: this article is cross-posted on opam.ocaml.org and ocamlpro.com.

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