[racket-dev] Problem with planet and Windows shortcuts

From: Antonio Menezes Leitao (antonio.menezes.leitao at ist.utl.pt)
Date: Mon Sep 29 12:54:54 EDT 2014


On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 4:06 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:

> To catch up the list: Antonio sent me more information, and the problem
> is that Racket was handling symbolic links but not junctions (which are
> a different kind of link on Windows).
> Antonio: I've pushed a repair to handle junctions, so let me know if
> it works for you.

It works! Thanks a lot.

BTW, there is a different problem that does not seem to be related to the
previous one, where during installation of a planet package, an
error/warning message is shown in DrRacket saying

make-directory: forbidden (write) access to

In spite of the message, the package seems to be correctly installed. As a
result, I've been telling my students to ignore the message but, obviously,
it would be preferable if the message didn't show up.

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