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Re: [Chicken-users] New Eggs: SRFI-113 and SRFI-128

From: Mario Domenech Goulart
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] New Eggs: SRFI-113 and SRFI-128
Date: Tue, 03 May 2016 08:40:48 +0200
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On Mon, 2 May 2016 23:25:22 -0600 Jeremy Steward <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 02/05/16 11:06 PM, Mario Domenech Goulart wrote:
> | Some comments on the packaging:
> |
> | * (version ...) in .meta files is not used by chicken-install.
> | Only the form in .setup is used.  I'd suggest removing (version
> | ...) from .meta, otherwise people may start copy&paste'ing it, and
> | we'll end up having one more file to update in case of version
> | update (or one more place with inconsistent information, in case it
> | is not properly update).
> Duly noted. I didn't think it was used, as I've never written it in
> meta before; however, when I packaged SRFI-128 there was a version tag
> in the meta file that already existed in the repo. In the future I
> will not use them, in this case I opted to leave it as I did not want
> to change too many things.
> |
> | * instead of (author "foo, egg by bar"), you can use (author
> | "foo") (maintainer "bar")
> This is interesting to know. I'll put it on the roadmap for future
> versions. I can update them quite easily, however to actually put the
> tag on Github requires me to message Arthur Gleckler (maintainer of
> the scheme-requests-for-implementation account on Github), and ask him
> to throw new versions up.
> |
> | * Why do we have a tarball into the git repository?
> |
> I do not know. You could do the same thing with a git tag, but for
> some reason all the SRFIs on Github do this (so I presume there are
> hysterical raisins of some kind behind this, potentially due to
> mirrors that don't use git). I didn't include the tarball into the
> meta file, so it shouldn't impact the egg.

Ok.  Thanks for your comments, Jeremy.  I've added the eggs to the
coop.  Thanks a lot for packaging them.

All the best.

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