[racket-dev] [racket] Performance. Higher-order function

From: Vincent St-Amour (stamourv at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Aug 28 11:43:54 EDT 2014

At Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:55:59 -0600,
Matthew Flatt wrote:
> I didn't change the "main-distribution" package. I changed the Utah
> snapshot's configuration to make the Racket distribution have
> "main-distribution" plus "optimization-coach".

Ah, I see. Got it.

> Changing "main-distribution" would interfere with a top-level `make`
> and other things that are still built around the current transitional
> model (i.e., still having a main Racket repository for the content of
> the main distribution).
> To really get "optimization-coach" into the main distribution, I think
> we have two options:
>  * Split the main repo and shift everything into that mode.
>  * Move "optimization-coach" into the main repo, for now, even though
>    we expect to split the main repo in the near future.

Do we have a time frame for the former? IMO, that's the way to go, but
do we think this can happen for the next release?

I don't like the latter. Merging it in and then back out again would be
pointless work, IMO, and would lead to confusion as to what the official
version is.


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