On 2016-05-22 21:36, Sönke Ludwig wrote:
This version marks the final milestone before the 1.0.0 release, which
is scheduled for mid-June. The API has been cleaned up and will be kept
backwards compatible throughout 1.x.x (0.9.25->1.0.0 may still have some
breaking changes). Beginning with version 1.0.0, DUB will also become
part of the DMD compiler distribution, so that no additional setup will
be required to build DUB projects.

In preparation to that, it also received a thorough optical overhaul.
The newly designed logo (which has appeared in some other spots already)
has been integrated on the package registry, and the site style has been
adjusted to fit the general dlang.org design (thanks to Sebastian

Some major changes to DUB itself are:

  - Builds on frontend versions up to 2.071.0
  - Implements proper optional dependency semantics, where using an
    optional dependency can now be controlled using dub.selections.json
  - "dub init" is now interactive by default (use -n to disable)
  - Contains some critical changes regarding path based dependencies
  - New "convert" and "search" commands
  - It now supports "git submodule" style packages that put their D
    sources at the root of the repository and expect to be checked out
    into a folder with the name of the package/repository. This builds
    on a new folder structure for downloaded packages and may require a
    re-download of affected packages to take effect. If you run into any
    issues, try removing all cached packages with "dub remove *".

Full change log:


The styling of [1] is a bit inconsistent. The styling for inline code, i.e. <code>, seem to have bigger font than both the regular text and the larger code blocks, <pre class="code">.

It looks like the changelog entry "Path based dependencies are now also stored in dub.selections.json" links to the wrong issue.

[1] http://code.dlang.org/package-format?lang=json

/Jacob Carlborg

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