> TL;DR: build a new version in its own tree, then use that as a
> guide to carefully deleting the old one from /usr/local by hand.
Sounds workable. If a bit unpleasant. Thanks!
> "/usr/local" sounds like it wasn't from a Debian package.
Alas not. I've never actually used a Debian
Quick notes on both installing a new version, and then cleaning up the
INSTALLING NEW VERSIONS
Assuming you're not just using a Debian package, and want a
non-Debian-package install (such as for more rapidly picking up new
Racket versions, having multiple versions installed at
One possibility is that you might have installed Racket via apt. A command
sudo apt list --installed | grep racket
should help to see if that is the case. If so, I think uninstalling the apt
package would be sufficient.
On Fri, Jun 21, 2019 at 3:23 PM Norman Ramsey wrote:
I have an installation of Racket version 5.3.6, which dates from late
2013. The installation platform is Debian Linux, and the installation
populated a lot of things into /usr/local/bin, which I suspect was the
default at the time. I now wish to upgrade to the current version,
but I have
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