[racket] Planet2 questions

From: David Vanderson (david.vanderson at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Apr 30 20:46:19 EDT 2013

On 04/30/2013 12:24 PM, Matthew Flatt wrote:
> I have been working with Jay on the package manager recently, and so I
> have some further info on this point.
> In particular, I can imagine having a project whose source code
> includes a package catalog. To upgrade a particular package, I'd change
> the catalog and `raco pkg update'. When I commit a particular revision
> of the source code to a git repository, the package catalog is saved;
> then, I can roll pack the project (including its references to specific
> package implementations) to any previous version with its associated
> package implementation via a `git checkout' (or whatever) plus `raco
> pkg update'. Working this way, the package catalog acts a lot like git
> submodules.
The new package manager is sounding more awesome with each email. Thank 
you so much Jay, Matthew, and the whole PLT team for pushing on it.  
Your users appreciate it!


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