[racket-dev] dependencies for `racket-test` package

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Tue Jul 2 12:42:04 EDT 2013

I'm pretty sure that "racket-test" needs to be split up. (For the
initial cut, I just put the whole "tests" collection there.)

I'm not sure about compiling tests for the purposes of dependency
checking. It sounds ok, but I have a feeling that I'm forgetting some
reason that we disabled compilation for tests.

At Tue, 2 Jul 2013 12:20:57 -0400, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> Currently, the `racket-test` package has very few declared
> dependencies, but this is wrong. The checking in 'raco setup' doesn't
> catch this because the files aren't compiled, but at a minimum it
> depends on `unstable/debug` (currently a hidden part of
> `typed-racket-lib`) and some portions of htdp that aren't declared.
> This brings up (at least) 3 questions
> - What is it ok for `racket-test` to depend on?  I'd like this set to
> be small, so we can test the core without needing to build everything.
> - Should we compile the contents of `racket-test` so that we get
> dependency checking?
> - Should parts of `racket-test` be split up?
> I'd like to figure this out, but I don't have answers yet.
> Sam
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