[plt-scheme] Announce: First release of DrSync, v0.5

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Sat May 26 17:43:05 EDT 2007

For the first problem, I suspect your DrScheme isn't new enough.

Grant: you can specify a minimum drscheme version, if you wish.

Robby

On 5/26/07, Jon Rafkind <workmin at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> Grant Rettke wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > Thanks to some well written documentation along with the help and
> > encouragement of the fine members of this mailing list I've prepared
> > the first release of the DrSync tool for DrScheme.
> >
> > DrSync is a tool that saves your files on frame deactivation and
> > reverts them on frame activation. This tool is of particular interest
> > to folks who run external programs like version control or build
> > related tools on files which they are editing inside of DrScheme.
> >
> > Its current version is 0.5. In other words, "It works right on my
> > machine!".
> >
> > Now I need everyone's help in finding out if it works on anyone else's
> > machines AND operating systems.
> >
> > All feedback appreciated.
> >
> > Here is the link:
> >
> > http://planet.plt-scheme.org/display.ss?package=drsync.plt&owner=grettke
> >
> I put the (require (planet ...)) line in drscheme and got this error
>
> .
> .plt-scheme/planet/300/360/cache/grettke/drsync.plt/1/0/drsync.ss:45:14:
> unit: exported variable is not defined in: drscheme:tool-exports^
>
> I'm not unit master but if you are using signatures I think you have to
> use some form of unit/sig. I changed your code to
>
>   (define [email protected]
>     (unit/sig drscheme:tool-exports^
>       (import drscheme:tool^)
>       (define phase1 void)
>       (define phase2 void)
>
> And then the drscheme session could continue. But then things went
> wrong. I had
> (require (planet ...))
> (printf ...)
>
> And hit run at which point the gc running icon started blinking for 2-3
> seconds and a new window popped open with nothing in it. When I forced
> the main definitions window to lose focus the file didn't seem to be
> automatically saved for me. If I'm doing something wrong could you add
> instructions for how to set it up in the docs?
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