[plt-scheme] Creating a plt file

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Sat Aug 7 10:32:22 EDT 2004

I'm not sure what the larger goals are, but you may want to check out 
planet (at http://planet.plt-scheme.org/)


On Aug 7, 2004, at 9:55 AM, Matthew Flatt wrote:

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> At Fri, 06 Aug 2004 20:38:08 -0400, Pedro Pinto wrote:
>> I am changing a plt file to install to a user specified directory as
>> opposed to the add-ons directory. [...]
>> The plt gets created, but when I use DrScheme to install it none of  
>> the
>> collection files get compiled (they do get extracted).
> If the archive is not unpacked in a collection directory --- either
> "plt/collects", the add-ons "collects", or something in PLTCOLLECTS ---
> then it's not really a "collection".
> For the compilation step to unpacking, the .plt installer looks for an
> actual collection to compile, and presumably it doesn't find one.
> So, I think you're seeing the intended behavior, in the sense that the
> compilation step is intended to work (so far) only for packages that
> are installed as collections.
> Matthew

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