[racket-dev] Release for v6.0 has begun

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Thu Nov 21 22:45:29 EST 2013

At Fri, 22 Nov 2013 05:10:14 +0400, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
> It would be nice to change location of "config.rktd" file.
> "config.rktd" looks like it cannot be changed by user at run time in any
> meaningful way. Thus it doesn't belong to sysconfdir.
> It should be placed into libdir instead.

It's intended to be changed by users, either directly or via tools like
`raco pkg config`:


> When building Racket tries to invoke i486--netbsdelf-ar which naturally
> doesn't exist. It would be nice if it used canonical archiver name first,
> which is "ar" per POSIX/SUS. Alternatively it should fall back to it when
> non-canonical one doesn't exist.

Right --- I've pushed a repair.

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