[racket-dev] Any notion of ".jar" files for Racket?

From: Danny Yoo (dyoo at cs.wpi.edu)
Date: Tue Mar 6 14:51:45 EST 2012

On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 2:44 PM, Tony Garnock-Jones <tonyg at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> On 03/06/2012 02:14 PM, Danny Yoo wrote:
>> The Java folks have a notion of ".jar" files that pack a collection of
>> class files into a single archive, but also make it possible to load
>> classes directly out of .jars without an intermediate unpacking stage.
>>  .plt archives can serve a role to pack files together.   Does Racket
>> have a mechanism for loading modules out of them without unpacking?
> Python and Erlang both support a similar thing, fwiw.

Yup; I'm familiar with the Python side of things: they've got
`zipimport` to import libraries from zip files:


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