Scripts for Racket developers
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Scripts to make life easier for Racket developers.

  • plt-alias - bash function for setting PLT environment variables
  • plt-bin - bash script that redirects to the appropriate binary
  • plt-make-links - run this to install links to the plt-bin script
  • plt-fresh-build - bash script for building Racket from scratch
  • git-prop - adds the prop git command to read file properties

Originally developed by Eli Barzilay with contributions by Spenser Bauman, William Bowman, Andrew Kent, Vincent St-Amour, Stevie Strickland, Asumu Takikawa, and Sam Tobin-Hochstadt.

Example setup steps:

  1. $ git clone [repo-url] racket-dev-goodies && cd racket-dev-goodies

  2. copy the plt bash function from plt-alias.bash into your .bashrc/.zshrc config file. You can set the BASEDIR variable in plt if your Racket installs will all share a base directory (this potentially allows you to specify much simpler paths when changing installs). For this tutorial we'll pretend we set it to "/Users/dave/repos/plt/"

  3. $ cp plt-bin /usr/local/bin/plt-bin

  4. $ chmod +x && ./

Now you can use plt at the command line both to print the current Racket install you're pointed at:

dave@HAL ~ $ plt

and to point your shell at a new Racket install:

dave@HAL ~ $ plt head
dave@HAL ~ $ plt
PLTHOME = /Users/dave/repos/plt/head

Copyright © 2012-2015 Eli Barzilay

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

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