Symmetry Investments and the D Language Foundation are Hiring

Patrick Schluter Patrick.Schluter at
Thu Sep 3 05:43:28 UTC 2020

On Wednesday, 2 September 2020 at 12:50:35 UTC, Steven 
Schveighoffer wrote:
> On 9/1/20 2:38 PM, Patrick Schluter wrote:
>> On Tuesday, 1 September 2020 at 13:28:07 UTC, Steven 
>> Schveighoffer wrote:
>>> On 9/1/20 5:38 AM, Stefan Koch wrote:
>>>> [...]
>>> I have to agree with Jacob -- what common situation is 
>>> changing the timestamps of your files but not the data?
>> git checkout branch
>> git checkout -
> Is that a part of normal development process? Typically when I 
> want incremental building, I'm editing a file, then rebuilding.
> I mean, you check out a different branch, but you don't want to 
> rebuild everything? I would. And with D, where there are so 
> many templates, almost everything is going to need rebuilding 
> anyway. This update to dub might replace a build-time problem 
> with a build inconsistency problem (hopefully linker error, but 
> possibly code generation differences).
Yes, it happens from time to time and on makefile based it 
involves recompilations of unchanged files but granted it could 
be just me.

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