D for microservices: ldc, rdmd, dub now available on Alpine x86_64

Dejan Lekic dejan.lekic at gmail.com
Tue Nov 5 11:01:32 UTC 2019

On Tuesday, 5 November 2019 at 02:16:28 UTC, Mathias Lang wrote:
> Hi all,
> Recently there have been inquiries about support for D on 
> Alpine Linux, a distribution mostly used in combination with 
> Docker to create lightweight container images for microservices.
> At BPF Korea, we're working on a blockchain written in D, and 
> wanted to be able to easily test and distribute our node using 
> Alpine images, but there was no package for it yet.

I am confused... Why do you need LDC, DMD, dub, etc on Alpine? 
Can't you build it anywhere and just put the final artifact (or 
set of artifacts) inside an Alpine-based container?

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