DMD compiler choking? [Woohoo!]

Don Clugston dac at
Thu Apr 6 01:12:38 PDT 2006

Regan Heath wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Apr 2006 06:10:30 +0000 (UTC), Jeremy Gibson <jtgibson telus 
> net Jeremy_member at> wrote:
>> Found the problem, and it was completely irrelevant to everything -- I 
>> had all
>> of the environment variables set up correctly right from the very 
>> beginning.
>> The problem?  The object.d file in my project folder was overriding 
>> object.d in
>> the Phobos directory.  I renamed it to "gameobject.d" and everything 
>> works
>> peachy-keen now.
>> (I noticed this because after I uncommented some code in object.d, I 
>> started
>> getting some errors in that file while I tried to compile the file 
>> test.d (which
>> I posted) in the same folder.  test.d does not import object.d at all, so
>> something had to be automatically importing it.  That's when it clicked.)
>> This kind of name clash should probably be documented... =)
> Ahh, of course. Yeah, at least one other person has had this exact same 
> problem.
> At the very least it should be documented. The compiler could error on 
> compiling object.d, and/or refuse to create an object.o and/or refuse to 
> link/see any object.o which is not in the main directory.
> (cross posted to bugs, not sure if it needs a bugzilla entry?)

Definitely. He got an internal compiler error!

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