Why is libphobos not a shared library?

Jacob Carlborg doob at me.com
Thu Jun 14 08:02:47 PDT 2012

On 2012-06-14 15:08, Iain Buclaw wrote:

> Hi Matthew,
> This is a pet peeve with us at the moment.  Yes, I can produce a
> shared libphobos for you, but the default runtime implementation does
> not support it, and the current workaround is specific to Linux
> systems only - possibly other related POSIX systems too, so long as
> /proc/self/maps exists on the system.
> Regards

Which it does not on Mac OS X. This is also a problem on Mac OS X:


Don't know if GDC has that problem but DMD does.

/Jacob Carlborg

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