dwt-samples: my dsss.conf changes

Bill Baxter dnewsgroup at billbaxter.com
Thu Feb 21 15:59:11 PST 2008

Jacob Carlborg 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?
>>>> Secondly, I commented out
>>>> [snippets/opengl_test1.d]
>>>> due to something about GLCanvas. I can regenerate the exact error if 
>>>> you
>>>> need it. I do have OpenGL here. Able to run glxgears, compiz, and the
>>>> sort.
>>>> Other than that, it seems to work fine. I ran all the examples and
>>>> kicked the tires, and they all seem to be inflated!
>>> 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.
>> --bb
> Exactly, didn't they just changed to tango-user-dmd.lib?

Nothing has changed that I know of.
If you build with DSSS you get DD-*.lib.
If you build using the build-*.bat batch files in tango\lib you get 

If anything has changed, it could be the libs they ship precompiled in 
the .zip packages.  But I dunno about that.


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