[racket-dev] Pre-Release Checklist for v5.1

From: Jon Rafkind (rafkind at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Thu Feb 3 03:18:57 EST 2011

On 02/02/2011 03:17 PM, Jon Rafkind wrote:
>> * Jon Rafkind <rafkind at cs.utah.edu>
>>   Release tests for (one of the) linux releases:
>>   - Test that the `racket' and `racket-textual' source releases
>>     compile fine
>>   - Test that the binary installers for both work, try each one in
>>     both normal and unix-style installation modes. (just ubuntu)
>>   [Note: get the release candidates from the URL in this email. Use
>>    the 'static table' link to see a list of all tar files available]
> Running the plt binary installer:
> http://pre.racket-lang.org/release/installers/plt-
> Checking the integrity of the binary archive... ok.
> Unpacking into "/tmp/work/x/plt/racket-tmp-install"... done.
> Cannot handle distribution of shared-libraries (yet)
>  === context ===
> /tmp/work/x/plt/racket-tmp-install/collects/setup/unixstyle-install.rkt:383:0:
> move/copy-distribution
> /tmp/work/x/plt/racket-tmp-install/collects/setup/unixstyle-install.rkt:
> [running body]
> Error: installation failed
>   (Removing installation files in /tmp/work/x/plt/racket-tmp-install)

I forgot to mention, this was doing a unix-style installation. normal
style worked. When choosing a place to install I chose option 4, 'here'.

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