[racket] racket ppa for ubuntu

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Jan 13 17:51:40 EST 2011

A non-official package source that integrates nicely with apt-get.
Most major open source projects have them so they can better serve
their users. (I use XMBC's.)


2011/1/13 Robby Findler <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>:
> What is ppa?
> Robby
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 4:10 PM, Jon Rafkind <rafkind at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
>> I have built a ppa for racket on Ubuntu. This is pretty alpha so let me
>> know if there are any issues with it (besides the one outlined below).
>> Information page: https://launchpad.net/~plt/+archive/racket
>> To install do:
>> $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:plt/racket
>> (Use 'sudo apt-get install python-software-properties' if you dont have
>> add-apt-repository)
>> $ sudo apt-get update # not sure if this is really needed
>> $ sudo apt-get install -f racket
>> You need the -f because there is a conflict between `racket' and
>> `racket-common' about some HISTORY.txt file. I'll try to fix that for
>> the next release.
>> I made the ppa on a lucid (10.04) system and tested there. I'm not 100%
>> it will work on non-lucid systems but I guess it should. Right now there
>> are builds for i386 and amd64.
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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