PLT Scheme is now Racket

Bug #635764 reported by JonathanTurner on 2010-09-11
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
PLT Scheme
Fix Committed
plt-scheme (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: plt-scheme

PLT Scheme has been renamed and rebranded as Racket, as has DrScheme become DrRacket. Ubuntu packages should be updated to reflect this to avoid confusing users.

For more information:

(This applies to the upcoming 10.10 version of Ubuntu)

This apparently is not yet even in SID, so it would not happen until 11.04 at minimum. Also, when the new/replacement is sync'd we will have to make sure that the dependent packages, and there are a number of them, are also correctly updated. Finally, there is a current issue with plt-scheme using a local version of libffi. This would also have to be corrected when this new package is sync'd.

Philip Muškovac (yofel) wrote :

Setting Triaged on Davids request.
Debian is working on it

Changed in plt-scheme (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Triaged
Changed in plt-scheme:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in plt-scheme:
status: New → Fix Committed
bitu-derr (biturica) wrote :

Hopefully when Debian / Ubuntu upgrades it to Racket, this will also resolve the bug with DrScheme (DrRacket) not appearing in the applications menu.

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