[plt-scheme] Migration of planet packages across PLT upgrades

From: Rommel M. Martinez (ebzzry at gmail.com)
Date: Sat Nov 28 11:27:11 EST 2009

OK. Thanks for pointing that out.

On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 2:52 AM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> As it turns out, they are not re-downloaded, but they are re-complied.
> The separate directories are there because the compiled-file format is
> different in each version, so those symlinks won't work.
> You can delete the old directories if you don't want to use those
> versions anymore.
> Robby
> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 4:27 AM, Rommel M. Martinez <ebzzry at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there a recommended way of "migrating" packages that have been
>> downloaded, i.e., PLaneT packages across PLT upgrades? Since I'm using
>> the default configuration, I find myself constantly having to
>> re-download all the packages that I need when I upgrade. My
>> ~/.plt-scheme/planet/300/ has a multitude of directories.
>> Is there a migration system out there that can be suggested? Should I
>> setup symlinks prior to downloading PLaneT packages, e.g., 4.X.Y.Z =>
>> actual_directory/? Has this been discussed before?
>> --
>> Rommel M. Martinez
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