[racket-dev] PLaneT(2): Single vs multi-collection packages

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Thu May 30 14:20:34 EDT 2013

The Racket package system doesn't support packages that aren't
collection roots. Eli has said that he wants to implement such a
feature, but it is not available today.


On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 8:29 AM, Laurent <laurent.orseau at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm willing to upgrade my packages for the new PLaneT system, but one thing
> that pushes me back is the fact that I need to create a directory for my
> package and a subdirectory for the collection(s).
> But most of my packages are (and will probably be) single-collection
> packages, and it hurts my logic to have to modify my directory tree for that
> purpose.
> I know there have been several discussions already about this, but perhaps
> there is a simple fix:
> Maybe there could be a `single-collection?' entry in the info.rkt file
> which, when true, would tell `raco pkg install' to create itself a directory
> for the package that has the same name as the collection it contains?
> Laurent
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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