[Slackbuilds-users] racket slackbuild update

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 16:20:36 UTC 2016

2016-09-20 18:16 GMT+02:00 braket <bra_ket at zoho.com>:
> Hi!
> The racket version used by the slackbuild [1] is outdated (6.4). Since
> July, the 6.6 version is available.
> My other problem is, that the slackbuild script byte-compiles the
> components written in racket during the package building. This
> approach has no real benefit over using the "unix source + built
> packages" distribution [2] provided by the racket project, but makes
> the compilation time longer, especially on weaker systems.
> [1] https://slackbuilds.org/repository/14.2/development/racket/
> [2] https://mirror.racket-lang.org/installers/6.6/racket-6.6-src-builtp
> kgs.tgz
> Therefore I propose the changes attached in the patch file.
> Máté

Hi Máté,

I'll forward this to the maintainer for his consideration: these are
matters on which he only should decide the best course of action.


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