Docker container for an OCaml + OPAM setup
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Builds a docker container with a basic Ubuntu, OPAM and a customisable set of OPAM packages installed.


  • install Docker (curl -s | sudo sh on Ubuntu or see
  • add the needed users to the docker group
  • clone this repo
  • run the build: ./ opamdock/browse ocp-browser ocp-index curses First argument is the name of your docker container, second is the default command to run, and then a list of opam packages. This will make a local mirror of the needed package archives, then create the docker container
  • run your container: docker run -t -i opamdock/browse -t and -i are needed to bind a terminal to the docker instance.