[plt-scheme] DrScheme tool development practices

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Wed Sep 17 12:26:39 EDT 2008

In the same spirit, I think, I create a tag, export it, and then build
the PLT package from that export.

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 10:23 AM, Will Farr <farr at mit.edu> wrote:
> Stephen,
> On Sep 17, 2008, at 11:15 AM, Stephen De Gabrielle wrote:
>> planet create foo ;; create foo.plt file for test installation  [Will - is
>> there a reason to compile a temporary copy?]
> I create a temporary local copy for two reasons:
> 1. It's a check that I've properly put *all* the necessary files into
> revision control, and haven't left something out.
> 2. "planet create foo" grabs the entire contents of the foo directory and
> stuffs it into the PLaneT package.  That means that my revision control
> system's "pristine" copy of the files gets grabbed, too.  Then, when
> compiling the PLaneT package, setup-plt descends into the "pristine"
> sub-directory, and compiles those files, too.  I don't want my users to get
> confused by this, so I don't include it in the directory I use "planet
> create foo" on.
> Will
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