opam 2.0.8 release
We are pleased to announce the minor release of opam 2.0.8.
This new version contains some backported fixes:
- Critical for fish users! Don't add
- Fix sandbox script for newer
ccacheversions. [#4079 and #4087]
- Fix sandbox crash when
~/.cacheis a symlink. [#4068]
- User modifications to the sandbox script are no longer overwritten by
opam init. [#4020 & #4092]
- macOS sandbox script always mounts
/tmpread-write, regardless of
TMPDIR[#3742, addressing ocaml/opam-repository#13339]
post-sessionhooks can now print to the console [#4359]
- Switch-specific pre/post sessions hooks are now actually run [#4472]
opam-installernow correctly builds from sources [#4173]
archvariable detection when using 32bit mode on ARM64 and i486 [#4462]
A more complete release note is available.
Installation instructions (unchanged):
- From binaries: run
$~ bash -c "sh <(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ocaml/opam/master/shell/install.sh) --version 2.0.8"
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.
- 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)
- From source, manually: see the instructions in the README.
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