On Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:18:18 -0700 Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> That's a good idea, but I hate environment variables affecting all D > executables. They always wind up being inadvertently being left on, > or off, or set for some unrelated purpose. It also would affect all D > executables on the system, potentially making a big mess. maybe enable envvar-control in alphas/betas and disable in releases? this way people who want to try something new can experiment, but those who need stability will not be affected. after all, those who using alphas/betas knows what they're doing and are aware of possible problems. i assume that not everyone are ready to build dmd from sources, yet many people are ready to try new features, so they can download and install separate alpha/beta to play with.
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