On 28 October 2013 17:29, Walter Bright <newshou...@digitalmars.com> wrote:

> On 10/27/2013 10:09 PM, Manu wrote:
>
>> I just realised yesterday that the libs bundled with dmd (curl.lib in my
>> case)
>> doesn't have a win64 version bundled. Can you put a binary for that in
>> lib64?
>> ... although it new appears to be gone completely in that new bundle. Is
>> that
>> the new standard? Is there somewhere they should be sourced?
>>
>
> They never were there in the zip files, though the windows installer will
> download them.


Ah, well wherever they come from, it's a problem that only one exists.


 Can you also rename the libs in lib64/ to remove the '64' on the end?
>> That's
>> pretty annoying in build script to have different lib names.
>>
>
> They've had the 64 suffix for a year now. Why is it an issue now? It would
> also require changing the compiler and the scripts all at the last minute,
> and would presumably break peoples' existing scripts?
>

Because we're finally cleaning it all up, might as well finish the job.
The linux libs right next door aren't named separately. Consistency is nice.

Refer to Don's talk. Removing hacks in build scripts (or any code) is
usually met with rejoice :)

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