[plt-scheme] Another PLaneT Question

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Thu Jun 3 19:00:39 EDT 2010

Yes. You have to login and the follow the link to the package on the
login page and you can edit the old versions' metadata from there.


On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 5:49 PM, Doug Williams
<m.douglas.williams at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there any way to change the meta-data on a previous version? There is a
> version 2.0 and 2.1 there now. I changed the meta-data for the 2.1 version
> so that it required version 5.0 (although I probably should use 4.90, since
> that is the candidate release), but I can't change it for the 2.0 version.
> Unfortunately, if anyone running V4 requires the package (without specifying
> an older version), it will load 2.0 - because there is no
> required-core-version defined for it. That will fail because it uses #lang
> racket.
> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 3:46 PM, Robby Findler <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>
> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 4:08 PM, Jacob Matthews <jacobm at cs.uchicago.edu>
>> wrote:
>> > This message tickled a memory, and sure enough, it looks like
>> > get-info/full in collects/setup/getinfo.ss (which planet uses to find
>> > a package's info file) looks for a file literally named "info.ss". I'd
>> > guess that's the issue.
>> Ah. This is due to the planet server running an ancient version of
>> plt. Well, the proper fix is more than I can really do right now (ie
>> bringing planet up to running v5.0 of plt) so I have just hacked the
>> code in the planet installation and I'll look into doing this fix
>> properly when I return.
>> Thanks, Jacob!
>> BTW, this means that newly uploaded packages should work properly, but
>> the Doug's package will have the wrong information since it just used
>> various defaults (since the code incorrectly assumed that the info
>> file didn't exist at all). You should be able to update the
>> information about the planet package tho.
>> Robby
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