[plt-scheme] End-user instructions for upgrading single PLaneT package

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sun May 17 07:53:47 EDT 2009

I guess you must be expected them to be using the package in some way
other than via require? (since changing the version number is
sufficient there).


On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 7:12 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> I'd like to be able to write easy instructions for how an end-user can
> upgrade to the latest version of a particular PLaneT package that they have
> installed.
> I do *not* want all PLaneT packages upgraded -- just this one.
> Ideally, this would be something like telling the user to run the command
> "planet upgrade foo bar".
> I don't see a way to do it without having the user look on the PLaneT Web
> site to see whether they have the latest version, and if not, then do
> "planet show" and then "planet remove foo bar" for the version shown,
> followed by the normal installation procedure.
> I guess another option is to give the package a feature for upgrading
> itself, but I'd like to stay away from that fatness.
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