[racket] racket 6.0 build for debian?

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Tue Mar 4 13:30:15 EST 2014

On Mar 4, 2014, at 6:36 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:

> At Mon, 3 Mar 2014 23:19:47 -0800, John Clements wrote:
>> I’d like to run racket 6 on a 64-bit Debian 7 VPS (that I have with linode). 
>> It appears to me that our pre-built binaries rely on libc 2.14, and that the 
>> current stable Debian (I know, I know) comes with libc 2.13.  Am I reading the 
>> error messages correctly?
>> My next step is to try to built it from source, but it’ll be tricky, because 
>> this machine doesn’t have very much ram. CPUS=1 is probably my friend here.
> Building some source is probably not so bad if you use the "source +
> built packages" distribution. Then, you're justing building the C core,
> and all the Racket code and documentation is pre-built.

That worked a treat. Many thanks, should have thought of this myself. Hopefully this will be useful to someone else searching….


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