[racket-dev] The repository is now split

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Dec 4 11:29:45 EST 2014

For those of you who have my level of experience with such things, 
here is what Sam's phrase "I *highly* recommend creating a new clone 
of the repository, and re-running `make`." means, for your value of 
the name 'plt2': 

$ git clone git:plt plt2
$ cd plt2/
$ git submodule init 
$ git submodule update
$ make 

> On Dec 4, 2014, at 10:51 AM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth at cs.indiana.edu> wrote:
>> I've just push a change to the plt repository that removes almost all
>> the packages.
>> The split repositories are all in the `racket` organization on GitHub.
>> You can see them here: https://github.com/racket/
>> I *highly* recommend creating a new clone of the repository, and
>> re-running `make`. This will install all of the packages in
>> "main-distribution" and "main-distribution-test" from the package
>> catalog.
>> There are a number of problems with the current Makefile setup, which
>> we're working on fixing, but which you'll need to know about for a
>> little while (hopefully not more than today).
>> * If you specify an explicit set of PKGS on the `make` command line,
>> that will NOT work.
>> * If you have user-installed Planet packages, there may be errors.
>> If you encounter other errors, please let me know, either by replying
>> or by finding me on IRC.
>> If you run `make` and then you want to edit and commit to a package
>> such as "rackunit", run the following commands inside your git
>> checkout:
>> $ mkdir extra-pkgs
>> $ cd extra-pkgs
>> $ raco pkg update --clone rackunit
>> That will create a git checkout in the extra-pkgs/rackunit directory.
>> The `extra-pkgs` directory is set up to be ignored by the top-level
>> git checkout, so it's a good place to put package checkouts.
>> This will almost certainly break our continuous integration systems
>> for a little while, but I'm working to get that fixed.
>> Everyone should feel free to commit to the split repositories or to
>> the main repository at this point -- we do not plan any git surgery
>> that would be harmed by that.
>> I'd especially like to thank Jay and Matthew for working hard to help
>> with this, including fixing things I've broken. :)
>> Sam
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