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Re: [Chicken-users] [wish list] chicken-install: show available eggs, up

From: Felix
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] [wish list] chicken-install: show available eggs, upgrade all installed eggs?
Date: Sun, 08 May 2011 12:52:36 +0200 (CEST)

> I'm not crazy at getting bleeding edge eggs.. However, I do like to upgrade
> `chicken' itself whenever a newer release comes out.  Only realize that i have
> to find out and reinstall all eggs again. (Because at least all the eggs have 
> to
> be recompiled using the new chicken?)

Not always, only if some incompatibility has been introduced, particularly in
the C runtime system or header-files.

I have added an option called "-reinstall" to chicken-install (see experimental
branch). This will reinstall all installed eggs, using the same versions. Only
minimally tested, though.


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