dwt-samples: my dsss.conf changes

Jesse Phillips jessekphillips at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 15:38:00 PST 2008

On Thu, 21 Feb 2008 14:59:40 -0800, Dan Dennedy wrote:

> Bill Baxter wrote:
>> Jesse Phillips wrote:
>>> On Thu, 21 Feb 2008 11:36:48 -0800, Dan Dennedy wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I am just getting going with dwt-linux (and with only brief
>>>> experience with D and Tango). I followed all directions, but I had to
>>>> make a couple of small changes to dwt-samples/dsss.conf to build
>>>> completely. I had to comment out the following.
>>>> # The linker error work around
>>>> version(linux){
>>>>     buildflags+= -L-lDD-tango-util
>>>> }
>>>> Is that normal?
>>>> I have no libDD-tango-util on my system. I don't have
>>>> DD-tango-anything. I am using Tango from SVN from a checkout
>>>> yesterday. And, I get no linker errors. Is this just for
>>>> older/release Tangos?
>>> Interesting you don't have DD-tango-util. The SVN version ie not Tango
>>> Frank, has made changes to the library structure. tango-user-dmd has
>>> been removed and they split the library into many DD ones. If you have
>>> the latest DWT then it shouldn't be able to compile with the old
>>> Tango. If you are using GDC it may be different. So I really don't
>>> have any help but that has been my understanding of the situation.
>> The DD-* libs are made by DSSS.  That's just the way DSSS does things.
>> I don't think anything has changed with the tango-user-dmd.lib
>> situation for the case of not using DSSS.
> Correct. I did not use dsss. I did a manual build and install using the
> scripts.

I'm going to install a linux on vmware and try different install 
configurations, see what works and doesn't. But you are correct in that 
the add library is not needed on your installation. If dsss would 
correctly identify that library it would not be needed by any install.

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