[plt-scheme] PLaneT mirroring?

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Tue Mar 11 17:29:29 EDT 2008

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 1:59 PM, Corey Sweeney <corey.sweeney at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Perhaps on instalation, have plt systems ask if you want to
>  auto-download all planet packages that are under a meg, and save the
>  uncompressed packages into a local "planet cache"?

When you do a require, a local planet cache like you described gets
created and populated.

Perhaps one work around to this issue is that for any package about
which you really care, you download the PLT package file itself,
install it, and then import the contents of that package as a vendor
branch in your version control system. You will always have it around,
you can branch it if you want, and you can rebuild it if you want.

This doesn't address how to do mirroring, but it does address the lack
of mirroring for interested parties.

Posted on the users mailing list.