[racket] shell-completion package missing

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sun Oct 6 12:49:04 EDT 2013

20 minutes ago, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 6, 2013 at 11:34 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> > Yesterday, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> >> It appears the it's no longer available on the release page --
> >> Eli, do you know what happened there?
> >
> > It was never a download -- it only existed on pre.racket-lang.org .
> Are you sure?  I'm confident that I've downloaded some full
> distributions.

Yes, I'm sure -- you could only get it from pre.

> >> I think it was probably a mistake to have the shell completion
> >> scripts only in the Full distribution, but since we've
> >> re-organized the distribution it won't be a problem in the
> >> future..
> >
> > It wasn't a mistake since the main point of moving them into a
> > non-meta is to have some way of putting the files in the proper
> > place.  Without that, all you'd get is a directory with some files
> > that you'll need to know how you wire into your shell.  Assuming
> > that you know how to do that, you can just get the files and do
> > so:
> I think we're actually agreeing here. `meta` is not the right place
> for shell completion code.

Yes, and even more so if the files are actually installed in the right
place.  But I think that I was confused with the .desktop files, and
the completion files are not put in the right places.

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