[racket-dev] Possible useful drdr feature?

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Aug 26 16:11:46 EDT 2011

I've added


for the last 100 builds (going forward)

It's an archive of the git trunk after running 'make install'.


On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> IIUC, after each drdr build, it generates the report pages, and then
> it dumps the built tree.  If so, how about changing it: before the
> tree is removed, it archives the built files (run `git ls-files -o')
> and makes the archive available somewhere.
> If this is done, then I can do the following:
> 1. Given that drdr is usually very busy, download new build archives
>   to someplace else (like pre.racket-lang.org)
> 2. Write some script that you'd run with `git pre-build', which would
>   check whether there's a build archive available for your current
>   HEAD.  This means that after you've pulled new stuff into your
>   repo, you could just run this command and get a working tree very
>   quickly.
> 3. Even more: if there's no archive for your HEAD, it could check your
>   origin/master, and if that's part of your current HEAD history (as
>   happens after a `git pull --rebase'), it will still do that.  This
>   means that you'd be left with a tree that has compiled results for
>   an older version, but with most uses of `pull --rebase', this means
>   that only files that you've worked on are outdated, so a followup
>   setup would usually be very quick.
> 4. Of course, that won't help with changes in src, and the script
>   could warn you about that.  It also wouldn't help much if you have
>   edits in core files like in the `racket' collection.
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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