[racket-dev] sticky: bad

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon Jul 8 08:28:40 EDT 2013

What about a `make` target (maybe named `rebuild`) that remembers the
previous PKGS setting? That seems a little less stateful, and would be
perfect for the reasons that led me to ask for sticky mode.


On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 8:24 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> I'm happy to enable sticky mode only when the `make' line is something
> like
>   make PKGS="..." STICKY_MODE=on
> Any objections?
> At Sat, 6 Jul 2013 09:43:46 -0500, Robby Findler wrote:
>> I just got horribly confused because somehow I messed up passing a manual
>> command-line to link-all.rkt and then nothing was working right. (It took
>> me embarrassingly long to remember this sticky thing and then get unsticky.)
>> So, can we change things so that "make" in the top-level doesn't use
>> stickyness? Maybe add a new target "make stuck" or something that people
>> who like this can use and so we avoid unexpected state?
>> Robby
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