[plt-dev] Re: Generated files and co-existing copies of DrScheme

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Fri Nov 20 17:14:41 EST 2009

On Nov 20, Carl Eastlund wrote:
> >> >> and a new nightly build will still clobber the local planet and
> >> >> scribble files of an older one with the same version.
> >> >
> >> > How?
> >>
> >> How else would it work?  Where will it put these things, other
> >> than right where the previous build did?
> >
> > It has only things from the PLT tree, it cannot clobber anything
> > in your local directories.
> The act of unpacking the nightly build will not do so, but the
> inevitable subsequent act of installing planet packages will.  Thus
> I'm not sure what the nightly build will save me, in terms of
> allowing separate copies of PLT Scheme to coexist.

Yes, you have to do the planet part yourself either way.  (But I don't
see how controlling the addons directory will help there.)

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