On Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 3:25:34 PM UTC-7, Dan Liebgold wrote: > Is there a way to do minimal installs of packages? I imagine skipping any > gui elements would cut down the dependencies quite a bit.
You can install a package in binary form with `raco pkg install --binary foo`, which fetches pre-built bytecode and pre-rendered documentation from the package catalog build server. This requires you use the same Racket version the build server uses, which is usually the latest released version. This also completely skips installing dependencies only needed for build time (build-deps in a package's info.rkt). You can further omit installing pre-rendered documentation by using --binary-lib instead of --binary. Side question for Racket package system folks: will the migration to Chez scheme affect binary installs of packages? I seem to recall discussion that bytecode might be going away as part of the Chez transition. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.