Symmetry Investments and the D Language Foundation are Hiring

drug drug2004 at
Tue Sep 1 16:45:55 UTC 2020

On 9/1/20 7:34 PM, Petar Kirov [ZombineDev] wrote:
> On Tuesday, 1 September 2020 at 12:59:00 UTC, Mathias LANG wrote:
>> On Tuesday, 1 September 2020 at 09:09:36 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote:
>>> On Sunday, 30 August 2020 at 14:13:36 UTC, Mike Parker wrote:
>>>> Looking for a full-time or part-time gig? Not only is Symmetry 
>>>> Investments hiring D programmers, they are also generously funding 
>>>> two positions for ecosystem work under the D Language Foundation. 
>>>> And they've put up a bounty for a new DUB feature. Read all about it 
>>>> here:
>>> As an alternative to use SHA-1 hashing. There's the option to have a 
>>> daemon running the background listing on filesystem events.
>>> BTW, is timestamps vs SHA-1 hashing really the most pressing issue 
>>> with Dub?
>>> -- 
>>> /Jacob Carlborg
>> Agreed. A server approach would probably scale much better,
>> if the intent is to speed up the developer's CTR cycle.
>> But in any case, thanks to Symmetry for doing this! This is huge.
> We need both a fs-watcher daemon support and "offline" incremental build 
> support, based on SHA-256 (note that git is moving away from SHA1 to 
> SHA256 [1]). I'd say SHA-256 is cheap enough these days [2] that I don't 
> see a reason not to use it even for "online" fs-watcher daemon compilation.
> [1]:
> [2]:

We can easily use the following option:
dub build --hash=sha1
dub build --hash=sha256
and let the user to make the final choice

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