[racket-dev] Fishy directory rename

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Aug 15 09:43:08 EDT 2013

Eli is right in that I did not intend this directory to be a real test. It is definitely misnamed. But it's no big deal so let's leave it as is. 

[[ As I have written privately, I just do not understand the split of htdp into three different packages but so be it. ]] 

-- Matthias

On Aug 14, 2013, at 9:17 PM, Robby Findler wrote:

> I moved that because I thought it was a test. I thought it was a test because of the directory name and because it has files that are not being compiled.
> (But I didn't check with Matthias specifically about that directory.)
> Robby
> On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 8:02 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> Trying to sort out some apparent mess in the props, I ran into this
> possibly bad rename:
>     pkgs/htdp-pkgs/htdp-lib/2htdp/utest
>     -->
>     pkgs/htdp-pkgs/htdp-test/2htdp/utest
> Before the move, the "utest" directory was not considered a test by
> the old distribution rules (since it wasn't in a "tests" directory),
> and after the move it is in a *-test package and therefore probably
> considered as tests that wouldn't be packaged in the release.
> I *think* that it's wrong, because I vaguely remember Matthias saying
> that he wants "utest" in the distribution, but I'm not sure.
> [The more disturbing point is that dealing with two of these paths and
> comparing it with the old paths made this thing ridiculously difficult
> to notice.]
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