On Thursday, 21 April 2016 at 18:55:23 UTC, Gerald wrote:
For those not familiar, xdg-app is a Linux virtualization
system targeted at desktop apps, it's been under pretty heavy
development and is available for use in Gnome 3.20.
Mathias Clausen recently wrote a blog entry about creating his
first xdg-app and the application he chose to play with was
Terminix, a terminal emulator, which is written in D. He had
some D specific challenges to deal with which may be
interesting to others looking to support xdg-app.
You can read his blog entry here:
Can someone explain to me how xdg-app provides a significantly
different experience to static linking (in a language like C or
D)? I guess there's the old "what about libc?".