On Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at 01:23:39 UTC, psychoticRabbit wrote:
hey... I have 25+ years experience as a systems administator.
i.e I'm very, very used to doing very complex things. complex,
is my day at the office.
But even I couldn't get my head around how to compile D from
source on Windows ;-)
I do have it compling just fine on my freebsd system, and
multiple different linux's I use. But Windows? Forget it.
Someone will need to explain in detail how that is actually
done - I no longer have the patience for working that one out.
As a counterpoint, I _did_ manage to compile DMD, Phobos and
Druntime on Windows as a lowly university student using only the
instructions from the wiki, and I'm no genius. It _is_ possible
and not very difficult as long as you follow the instructions to
Of course this was also before you needed to have HOST_DC defined
in your path, and the repo layout was a bit different, but it's
not an insurmountable problem. And if you run into problems, you
can come here or go on IRC to ask for help.