[racket] Is there a URL representing the latest nightly build installer for a platform?

From: Greg Hendershott (greghendershott at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Oct 16 20:41:12 EDT 2013

I'm using Travis CI for a number of my projects, to test them against
recent Racket releases.

Sam had a great suggestion: Add 5.90.x to the build matrix. [1]

I could update my .travis.yml to use e.g.

That would work great...for awhile. But what happens if the version
rolls to  I'd be fetching the old, wrong thing until
someone noticed.

Instead: Is there some "abstract" URL meaning (a) the latest version
(b) of a platform like x86_64-linux-precise?

For example instead of

  ... current/installers/racket-

it would be (say)

  ... current/installers/latest/x86_64-linux-precise.sh

Note that I don't care what the actual filename ends up being. So this
abstract URL could be a 302 Found redirect where the Location response
header is whatever the specific version happens to be, just like the
status quo.

(I suppose anyone, even I, could set up such a redirect server. The
problem would be coordinating it with the HEAD version bumps, and
manually updating the redirect at the same time the version bumps. So
same problem, just whacka-moled elsewhere.)

[1]: https://github.com/greghendershott/frog/issues/56

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