dwt type=sourcelibrary

Bill Baxter dnewsgroup at billbaxter.com
Sun May 4 03:58:36 PDT 2008

Jesse Phillips wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Apr 2008 05:19:54 +0900, Bill Baxter wrote:
>> Frank Benoit wrote:
>>> I changed the dsss.conf files in some ways.
>>> dwt-win,dwt-linux,dwt-addons
>>> type=sourcelibrary
>>> This will no more build a static library, and the source are no more
>>> copied as .di file. Instead the sources are installed as .d files. On
>>> application build, then everything is compiled.
>>> I do this in the hope that it will simplify the setup.
>> I think that's a good idea.  At least until DWT settles down more. I was
>> thinking to suggest it myself.
>>> dwt-win install has now a call to curl to download/extract/install the
>>> import libraries.
>>> dwt-addons installs now the content of the 'res' folder (images,..)
>>> into dsss $LIB_PREFIX/res and dwt-samples has the -J$LIB_PREFIX/res
>>> added.
>> Does dwt-win install it's res too?
>>> I hope, that in some day, one can download dsss, and do some dsss net
>>> install calls to have a complete working dmd/tango/dwt environment.
>>> Please let me know, how it works for you.
>> I'll let you know if I run into any snags.
>> --bb
> Bill are you getting a slowdown in compile time with this. It takes my 
> computer some time to compile the library, even with oneatatime off. 
> (actually seems longer than before). Frank is thinking of switching it 
> back because of this, but if I'm the only one with this problem I can 
> just compile it to a library myself.

With type=sourcelibrary, you're not supposed to be building a dwt 
library at all.  Or do you mean building some other library?
I didn't notice any particularly large slowdown compiling apps.


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