[plt-scheme] Updating PLaneT distributed tools: any conflicts?

From: Jacob Matthews (jacobm at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Mon Jan 29 14:34:24 EST 2007

DrScheme always chooses only the most recent version of a PLaneT package by
default when looking for tools to run at startup.

(Sorry I missed this message until now!)


On 1/22/07, Danny Yoo <dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm planning to make a point release of DivaScheme to push another few bug
> fixes we've made recently.  (As well as a feature to cooperate with
> DrScheme's automatic open-paren fixup thing.  Hurrah!)
> One thing I was wondering, though: how does DrScheme choose which version
> of a PLaneT-distributed tool to load?
> Assuming that there are several versions of that tool already installed in
> the local cache, does DrScheme always go for the highest version for each
> tool, or does it instead choose the one most-recently configured by
> setup-plt?
> I'm concerned that for people who already have DivaScheme (PLaneT package
> 1.0) release installed, the presence of that old version might interfere
> with any new releases.  Regardless, it should be easy to address:  I can
> just write a quick uninstaller program that tells PLaneT to wipe older
> versions of DivaScheme.  Still, I'm curious what the official policy of
> this is.
> Thanks!
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