In upgrading old D code, one time consuming aspect is reworking code that depends on old Phobos modules that have been taken out behind the woodshed and shot. Sometimes, there's significantly more work involved than just renaming things. Just to get things working, it's convenient to be able to use the old modules until one has time to redo the code.

I've done this myself, and then noticed that Dmitry Olshansky had also done it when updating DMDScript to D2.

Rather than having people keep duplicating others' efforts, I created the undeaD library of zombie Phobos modules.

I'm new to dub, so if I botched that up, please do a pull request! Also, if there are any other dead Phobos modules you'd like exhumed, PR's are welcome.

Reply via email to