[racket] install-pkg

From: Laurent (laurent.orseau at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Jun 20 13:29:52 EDT 2010

On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 18:25, Robby Findler <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 7:51 AM, Robby Findler
> <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> > On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 4:19 AM, Laurent <laurent.orseau at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> That worked, but there is one annoying thing: it recompiled *all* the
> >> dependencies, including the whole Racket...
> >> Is there a way to avoid this with this function?
> >
> > This is a bad interaction between drracket's automatic compilation
> > setup and the planet tools. In general, these planet functions expect
> > to be called in a fairly clean environment and, when they are called
> > via the planet command-line tool or when they are called by a
> > `(require (planet ...))', they do get that clean environment, but when
> > they are called directly here, they don't.
> >
> > I'm not really sure if this is fixable, but I have not looked
> > carefully at it yet. (I will at least try to document the restriction
> > if I cannot lift it.)
> >
> > The simplest thing, for now, is to just make sure you call these from,
> > say, a racket command-line script.
> I've adjusted planet a little bit so that now this works like you'd expect.
> But please let me know if you see other problems with planet now
> compiling too much or too little in other situations....

Thanks for the replies, Robby.

Btw, is http://pre.racket-lang.org/installers/ really pointing to the right
I don't see new nightly builds, but maybe there isn't one yet.
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