[racket-dev] proposal: `data' collection

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Jul 8 11:21:55 EDT 2010

This sounds like we should give up on stratification. 

On Jul 7, 2010, at 5:21 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:

> On Jul  6, Petey Aldous wrote:
>> That would be interesting and it would not be terribly difficult to
>> instrument setup-plt to do it.
> There's no reason to do that -- the data is all there in the dep
> files.  It just needs to be trimmed for the collection name instead of
> the full paths.
> I'm attaching a file with a list of all toplevel collections and a has
> table that maps collection names to what they depend on.  I tried to
> visualize this with graphviz in a number of ways -- and there was
> nothing that producing a graph that would make sense.  I then wrote
> some code and there's two groups of collections -- one huge ball of
> code that is all inter-dependent, and then a bunch of collections that
> are nearly free of dependency problems.  The only problem in the
> latter group is teachpacks and deinprogramm which form a cycle.
> So, the unproblematic set of collects is:
>  2htdp, afm, algol60, combinator-parser, datalog, defaults,
>  embedded-gui, eopl, frtime, gui-debugger, guibuilder, handin-client,
>  handin-server, hierlist, honu, lazy, macro-debugger, make, mysterx,
>  mzcom, plai, plot, preprocessor, racklog, redex, repo-time-stamp,
>  schemeunit, sgl, sirmail, slatex, srpersist, swindle,
>  test-box-recovery, tex2page, waterworld, games, tests, meta
> it would work fine to install them one by one in this order, except
> for {teachpack, deinprogramm} which are their own set.
> The problematic set of collects is:
>  racket, at-exp, browser, compiler, config, drracket, drscheme,
>  dynext, errortrace, ffi, file, framework, graphics, help, htdp,
>  html, icons, lang, launcher, mred, mrlib, mzlib, mzscheme, net,
>  openssl, parser-tools, planet, profile, r5rs, r6rs, rackunit, raco,
>  reader, readline, rnrs, s-exp, scheme, scribble, scribblings,
>  scriblib, setup, slideshow, srfi, stepper, string-constants, syntax,
>  syntax-color, test-engine, texpict, trace, typed, typed-scheme,
>  unstable, version, web-server, wxme, xml
> <deps.rktd>
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