[racket-dev] Pre-Release Checklist for v6.1

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Jul 21 05:05:41 EDT 2014

At Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:37:36 -0700, Jon Rafkind wrote:
> On 07/17/2014 05:03 PM, Ryan Culpepper wrote:
> >
> > * Jon Rafkind <rafkind at cs.utah.edu>
> >   Release tests for (one of the) linux releases:
> >   - Test that the `racket' and `racket-textual' source releases
> >     compile fine (note that they're still called `plt' and `mz' at
> >     this stage).
> >   - Test that the binary installers for both work, try each one in
> >     both normal and unix-style installation modes. (just ubuntu)
> >   [Note: get the release candidates from the URL in this email. Use
> >    the 'static table' link to see a list of all tar files available]
> Done, but I saw an error once during a build of 
> racket-minimal-6.0.900.900-src.tgz during 'make install'. I accidentally 
> destroyed the terminal and wasn't able to reproduce the error after two 
> additional tries, so I'm not sure what went wrong but it was something like
> raco: building scribblings/framework.rkt
>   sqlite3: unable to read from database
> I'll try once or twice more to see if it happens again.

A minimal Racket build would not include documentation or "framework".
Was something installed in user scope with a previous v6.0.900.900
installation and maybe not removed before the Racket installation was
itself removed?

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