[plt-scheme] miscaellanous packaging problems with plt-scheme

From: Guillaume Rousse (rousse at ccr.jussieu.fr)
Date: Wed Sep 15 10:18:24 EDT 2004

Eli Barzilay wrote:
> On Aug 23, Guillaume Rousse wrote:
>>I'm still interest by the file list...
> Will be attached in the next email.  Sorry for the delay.  What you'll
> get there is the title of every configuration that is made, and the
> list of files in that configuration.
> (If anyone else is interested, I can probably make these things
> available somehwere if anyone else is interested, but you can the tar
> files themselves and run 'tar tvzf'.)
Thanks, I'll have a look when I got some free time.

>> From the answers I had so far, I understand there are three kind of 
>>devel files:
>>- those that are needed at runtime by all users (the ones from 
>>- those that are needed for people building plt extensions (the ones 
>>from /usr/include), that need to go to some -devel package
>>- those that are only provided as examples (the ones from the src 
>>directories), that could go in the -devel package
>>Am I right ?
> Your separation between developers and used will always lead problems
> when you're dealing with a package that is intended for users who are
> themselves programmers.  What activities do you expect such users to do?
basically, people using existing features, such as students practising 
scheme exercices, versus people extending drscheme itself. I may be 
wrong however.

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