[plt-scheme] uninstalling .plt packages in 299

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Thu Feb 3 11:51:38 EST 2005

At Thu, 03 Feb 2005 11:48:48 -0500, Dave Herman wrote:
> > No need to delete.
> > 
> > setup-plt always re-builds the cache, for the collections it is running
> > on. That is, if you pass no arguments to setup-plt, the whole cache is
> > re-built. If you pass "-l ..." only some part of the cache is re-built.
> Hm. I tried it without deleting the cache.ss file; I ran Setup PLT.exe, 
> and it didn't overwrite the cache. Then starting up DrScheme gave an 
> error that it couldn't find the collection and automatically exited.
> Then I deleted cache.ss manually, reran Setup PLT.exe, and it didn't 
> recreate the file, but it now starts up without the error.
> Aha -- there's an ambiguity here. I'm talking about having installed a 
> .plt file to my *user-local* library (~/Application Data/PLT 
> Scheme/299.29/collects), and the cache file is in my *user-local* 
> directory (~/Application Data/PLT 
> Scheme/299.29/collects/info-domain/compiled/cache.ss). This is the file 
> that isn't being updated automatically.

Ok, I see a bug. If no collections (other than "info-domain") are left
in a collection root, then the info-domain cache is not updated.

Is that what you're seeing?


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