[racket] Omitting files when creating a package with raco planet create

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Aug 6 14:07:49 EDT 2013

If you decide to create a Racket package (rather than a Planet
package) for your software and host it on Github, then only files you
explicitly add to the repository will be included in the package. More
details can be found here:



On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 9:15 AM, Lawrence Woodman
<lwoodman at vlifesystems.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm having problems omitting files when creating packages with:
>   raco planet create .
> running from the root of the package directory.
> As you can see from the mess I have made of:
> http://planet.racket-lang.org/package-source/lwoodman/xdgbasedir.plt/1/0/
> Which contains my swap files.  I hadn't thought about them, until I looked
> on PLaneT to see what I had published and realized.  After another failure,
> I found
>   raco planet structure
> So I now know what will be in the archives, but is there anyway of
> restricting
> what goes into a package?
> Also, if there is anyway of removing the first two versions (1.0, 1.1) and
> converting
> 1.2 into 1.0 that would be brilliant, but I guess probably not.
> Lorry
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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