[racket-dev] What's the process for adding a project to DrDr

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Oct 23 23:44:03 EDT 2012

Would it make sense to have drdr get whalesong directly from planet?


On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 8:17 PM, Jay McCarthy <jay.mccarthy at gmail.com> wrote:
> We haven't done it before yet.
> The simplest way is to commit something to the core, but that's not
> good in the long run.
> One thing that we could do is create a directory like
> meta/drdr/external
> of scripts that download something from the Internet and run it. We'll
> have to think of a good way to make it secure (such as having this
> script know the sha1 of the zip it is downloading.) Also, for
> parallelization purposes, it will be important for it not to require
> the use of "raco setup" to get started.
> Does that sound plausible for Whalesong? If so, I can work out a
> template for you.
> Jay
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 5:51 PM, Danny Yoo <dyoo at hashcollision.org> wrote:
>> During release testing for 5.3.1, I found that Whalesong broke in a
>> few ways.  I'd like to detect the problem in a better way than what
>> I've been doing now.  What's involved in getting into the DrDr
>> automatic build bot, and how would I get it to track Whalesong as I
>> continue to develop it?
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