[racket-dev] A few packages not in 'main-distribution'

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at cs.indiana.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 2 12:44:59 EDT 2013

Ok.  It appears slightly odd in the pkg catalog list, in which
everything else listed by default is (a) outside of the main
repository and (b) linked to a git repository.  I'm not sure what the
right solution there is.


On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> The `gui-pkg-manager` omission is intentional, since it's the same as
> DrRacket's "Package Manager..." menu item, and I think it's best to
> keep the number of GUI applications to a minimum (especially for Mac OS
> X users). I have no strong objection if others want to include it,
> though.
> At Wed, 2 Oct 2013 10:52:57 -0400, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
>> The packages 'gui-pkg-manager' and 'distributed-places' are on the pkg
>> catalog, but not in 'main-distribution'.  I'm pushing a change for the
>> latter, which appears to just be an oversight, but is the same true
>> for the 'gui-pkg-manager'?
>> Sam

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