[plt-dev] Scribble errors in Dracula distribution

From: Jacob Matthews (jacobm at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Mon Mar 9 13:43:16 EDT 2009

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[Moving this so it actually goes to me. jacobm at google.com is a different guy.]

On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 8:35 AM, Carl Eastlund <carl.eastlund at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Thomas Chust <chust at web.de> wrote:
>> 2009-03-09 Robby Findler <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>:
>>> It makes sense to me that planet create should be working from a
>>> development link, not a directory.
>>> [...]
>> Hello,
>> this sounds like a good idea, but in practice I have always used
>> planet create on a cleanly setup directory and not the development
>> link I used, simply to prevent it from including all sorts of stuff
>> that doesn't belong in the package like editor backups and version
>> control system support files.
>> Maybe planet create should look at some sort of manifest file to
>> determine what actually should go into the package? I think that would
>> be useful.
> I think a clean space is a good idea, but the development link is
> important so Scribble can treat the files as part of the installation.
>  It should be only a couple extra lines in a script, Makefile,
> whatever, to move the development link to point to the clean directory
> during the installation process, then move it back when you're done.
> --Carl
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