[plt-scheme] package management issues

From: MJ Ray (markj at cloaked.freeserve.co.uk)
Date: Mon Mar 3 10:33:57 EST 2003

Neil W. Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
>      for users to download and install all the necessary versions of the
>      necessary packages (plus make sure they don't break any existing
>      version dependencies the user may have).  This compounds the usual
>      engineer's unease with creating interdependencies.

It sounds like you are wanting .plt files to have a Debian-style dependency
system.  While that may be a good idea, I struggle to see how to make it
play nicely with all the different package managers out there.  A poor
attempt at a solution to this may even be worse than no solution. :-S

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