On Monday, 8 June 2015 at 06:59:26 UTC, weaselcat wrote:
On Monday, 8 June 2015 at 05:51:58 UTC, Atila Neves wrote:
On Sunday, 7 June 2015 at 12:06:52 UTC, Kagamin wrote:
On Sunday, 7 June 2015 at 07:00:18 UTC, Atila Neves wrote:
I'm currently considering (because of dmd, druntime and
phobos) how to strip it down to its bare essentials and have
a core set of source files that only knows how to build D
code, i.e. no C/C++, no dub, no make/ninja.
I meant "strip" in a general sense, not in the sense of
I still agree with what he says. ninja and make have had
countless manhours poured into them, from optimizations to
bugfixes. D community seems obsessed with NIH.
I'm personally more than ok with using ninja (as mentioned
previously, make is slow). Or tup, which I plan to add a backend
But... if we're to think of replacing the current Makefiles for
dmd, druntime and phobos, and if the build descriptions that are
to replace them are to be truly cross-platform, then a binary
backend is needed and a stripped down version that won't clutter
the repositories desired.
The version available on dub will always be one with all the
features turned on.