[racket] racket ppa for ubuntu

From: Jon Rafkind (rafkind at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Sat Feb 19 22:53:04 EST 2011

Thanks Todd, I'll look into integrating these files.

On 02/19/2011 08:46 PM, Todd O'Bryan wrote:
> I don't think they do.
> I've created a compressed /usr/share directory that, if unpacked and
> merged with what's already there, should register a mime type for
> application-x-racket, create a menu item in Applications/Programming,
> and create icons for both .rkt files and DrRacket itself.
> Here's a link: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10388887/usr.zip
> I don't know how complicated it is to add such supplementary files to
> an Ubuntu package, but Jon is more than welcome to do so if he wants
> to use my archive. After adding these, you do have to update the gnome
> icon cache and the mime type cache, but I think that mostly happens
> automatically after a package install.
> I'm not 100% sure this works, but it should be pretty close.
> Todd
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 7:09 PM, Brian Mastenbrook
> <brian at mastenbrook.net> wrote:
>> On 2/15/2011 4:30 PM, Jon Rafkind wrote:
>>> I just updated this package for 5.1 so if you installed it before you
>>> should be able to update racket (I forget the commands exactly, maybe
>>> just uninstall and reinstall). Unfortunately you still have to use the
>>> -f flag.
>> Am I missing something or do these packages not install .desktop files so
>> that DrRacket et al show up in the system applications menu?
>> --
>> Brian Mastenbrook
>> brian at mastenbrook.net
>> http://brian.mastenbrook.net/
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