Re: [racket-users] Is there a clear 'HOWTO' for writing/posting packages?

2018-02-07 Thread Ben Greenman
Here are 2 how-tos on creating a package: http://blog.racket-lang.org/2017/10/tutorial-creating-a-package.html https://beautifulracket.com/jsonic-3/the-info.rkt-file.html The error message might be because your repo doesn't have an `info.rkt` file.

Re: [racket-users] Is there a clear 'HOWTO' for writing/posting packages?

2018-02-07 Thread David Storrs
On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 4:16 PM, Neil Van Dyke wrote: > Thank you for going to the extra effort to share open source packages. > > BTW, while there's always been motive, since the dawn of programming, for an > individual project or person to have a "'s collection of >

Re: [racket-users] Is there a clear 'HOWTO' for writing/posting packages?

2018-02-07 Thread Neil Van Dyke
Thank you for going to the extra effort to share open source packages. BTW, while there's always been motive, since the dawn of programming, for an individual project or person to have a "'s collection of utilities", I think that *reuse* value generally increases when we break this up into

Re: [racket-users] Is there a clear 'HOWTO' for writing/posting packages?

2018-02-07 Thread David Storrs
On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 3:28 PM, Matthew Flatt wrote: > At Wed, 7 Feb 2018 15:16:24 -0500, David Storrs wrote: >> "Checksum problem?" I said to myself. "I didn't know there was >> anything about a checksum. The documentation made it sound like I >> simply had to point it at a

Re: [racket-users] Is there a clear 'HOWTO' for writing/posting packages?

2018-02-07 Thread Matthew Flatt
At Wed, 7 Feb 2018 15:16:24 -0500, David Storrs wrote: > "Checksum problem?" I said to myself. "I didn't know there was > anything about a checksum. The documentation made it sound like I > simply had to point it at a repository. Yes, that's right. It looks like there's some problem that isn't

Re: [racket-users] Is there a clear 'HOWTO' for writing/posting packages?

2018-02-07 Thread David Storrs
Brilliant. Thanks, Ben. On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 3:30 PM, Ben Greenman wrote: > Here are 2 how-tos on creating a package: > > http://blog.racket-lang.org/2017/10/tutorial-creating-a-package.html > > https://beautifulracket.com/jsonic-3/the-info.rkt-file.html > > > The

[racket-users] Concise way to get completions for Racket code?

2018-02-07 Thread nocheroot
My google-fu is failing me today. Is there a concise way in Racket to request possible completions for some Racket code? For example, in powershell I can ask System.Management.Automation.CommandCompletion for possible completions of the powershell code "ConvertTo-Json -" like this: $cmd =

[racket-users] Is there a clear 'HOWTO' for writing/posting packages?

2018-02-07 Thread David Storrs
tl;dr Is there a clear 'HOWTO' for how to write packages such that they can be put up on https://pkgs.racket-lang.org/ and subsequently installed by people who aren't the developer? Long version: The Racket documentation is great, but often not terribly helpful unless you're willing to sink a