[plt-scheme] [ANN] BZLIB/PLANET.plt - a local planet proxy/repository ==> Re: planet proxy/mirror

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Jan 19 11:20:10 EST 2010

This is really cool. As part of my build process for planet packages
I'd like to automate more than the Planet API conveniently supports.
It looks like this will help. If I ever get the time I'd like to rip
apart and improve the Planet API, which is something we'd both benefit
from I think.


On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 3:02 AM, YC <yinso.chen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all -
> I am pleased to announce the release of BZLIB/PLANET.plt - a planet
> proxy/repository.  It is available via planet, of course.
> With it, you can run your own local planet proxy/repository, so you can do
> the following:
> shield yourself from the occasional central repository outage
> run labs without internet connections
> test-run your planet package installs, without having to upload to the
> central repository and hence potentially create a bad version and eat up the
> planet version number
> distribute private code that you do not want to make publicly available via
> your planet proxy
> setting up public mirrors of the central repository to help alleviate
> bandwidth constraints (future todo)
> You can find the usage here -
> http://weblambda.blogspot.com/2010/01/bzlibplanetplt-local-planet.html.
> Let me know if there are any questions - comments/feedbacks welcome.
> Cheers,
> yc

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