[racket] Worried about the new package manager not storing each version of a package

From: Lawrence Woodman (lwoodman at vlifesystems.com)
Date: Mon Aug 26 05:16:28 EDT 2013

On 26/08/13 08:09, Grant Rettke wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 2:57 PM, Lawrence Woodman
> <lwoodman at vlifesystems.com> wrote:
>> This is such a cause for concern to me because I'm developing an open source
>> application to be used commercially and need to be able to maintain a
>> certain level of stability.  I could just keep copies of stable packages, but this strikes
>> me as going against the simplicity intended for the new package manager.
> That sounds like a perfect situation for using vendor branches.

You can do something approaching vendor branches with git, but I think this
would be really awkward: you would have to work out the dependencies for
each package dependency and keep a branch for each.  This would be a 
real pain
and make working with multiple collaborators difficult, brittle and messy.


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