[plt-scheme] PLaneT and beta releases

From: Corey Sweeney (corey.sweeney at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Oct 21 14:02:12 EDT 2005

I havn't tested this, but it might be possible to just make a symbolic link
from ".plt-scheme/planet/noels-planet-package" to
"/home/noel/scheme-working-directories/noels-planet-package". This working
would depend on how clever the planet tool is.


On 10/21/05, Noel Welsh <noelwelsh at yahoo.com> wrote:
> PLaneT is great! PLaneT sucks! Let me illustrate.
> Say I'm working on libraries A and B. They are
> interdependent. In A I refer to B via it's PLaneT address
> so things Just Work when someone uses A. All good.
> Now I want to work on A. I'm adding some new functionality
> that requires new functionality in B. This is a big change
> so I want to work on both A and B for some time before I
> release them. Suddenly all is not good. I have to change
> all references to B in A to use a normal collection
> directory so that I can see my local changes to B. Then I
> have to change them back when I release. Woe is me!
> What are good ways to get around this problem? I can think
> of:
> 1. PLaneT has a notion of branches and becomes very
> complicated
> 2. I run a local PLaneT server. This is clearly the better
> option, though the docs don't give any indication on how to
> do this.
> Any (better) ideas?
> Cheers,
> Noel
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