[racket-dev] package system, minimal builds and more

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Thu Oct 3 11:26:08 EDT 2013

On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 8:20 AM, Tobias Hammer <tobias.hammer at dlr.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> i played a bit with the new package system, minimal installs and cross
> compiling. It works pretty good but i have a few problems and
> remarks/questions.
> I start with a fresh yesterdays minimal source
> (min-racket-, build it (natively for linux) and try to
> install packages.
> (Given in no particular order)
> * compiler-lib install fails with the following error
> ./bin/raco pkg install -i compiler-lib
> Resolving "compiler-lib" via http://www.eecs.northwestern.**
> edu/plt/snapshots/20130929-**6d4ff30/catalog/<http://www.eecs.northwestern.edu/plt/snapshots/20130929-6d4ff30/catalog/>
> Resolving "compiler-lib" via https://pkg.racket-lang.org
> Downloading checksum for compiler-lib
> Downloading http://racket-packages.s3-us-**west-2.amazonaws.com/pkgs/**
> b824ed762533834659b5f0ee047dea**fb101acc74/compiler-lib.zip<http://racket-packages.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/pkgs/b824ed762533834659b5f0ee047deafb101acc74/compiler-lib.zip>
> raco pkg install: package conflicts with existing installed
>   package: compiler-lib
>   module path: compiler/option
> As its needed by racket-doc and similar it blocks install of a lot of
> packets
> * the snapshot catalog seems to be nonexistent
> If i browse to http://www.eecs.northwestern.**edu/plt/snapshots/20130929-*
> *6d4ff30/catalog/<http://www.eecs.northwestern.edu/plt/snapshots/20130929-6d4ff30/catalog/>,
> i always get a 404. Is this intended?

These two are fixed now (with the snapshot build


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