Symmetry Investments and the D Language Foundation are Hiring

Petar Petar
Wed Sep 2 09:53:44 UTC 2020

On Tuesday, 1 September 2020 at 16:45:55 UTC, drug wrote:
> 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:
>>>> [...]
>>> 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

I understand your idea to make this configurable, but this will 
introduce more complexity than necessary because then 
$HOME/.dub/packages will have build artifacts based on both SHA1 
and SHA256, and so dub will need to support mixed mode file 
integrity checking.

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