[plt-scheme] Versioned development against Planet packages?

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Jul 30 12:55:26 EDT 2007

On 7/27/07, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:

> Planet has got a lot of interesting packages on it. I would venture to
> guess that some folks have already written code that references planet
> libraries, directly on the planet server.


> The development model with which I am most familiar is the notion of
> having a "vendor" project in my version control system. As new
> versions are released, they are imported into my copy of the project
> as tags (as appropriate of course).
> Does anyone take this approach with packages on planet?

I don't.

> What would be the easiest way to do something like this with packages on planet?

Download .plts using the planet command line tool.  Add them to your
vendor branch.  Modify your install script to install them, again
using the command line tool.


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