dwt type=sourcelibrary

Jesse Phillips jessekphillips at gmail.com
Sun May 4 09:06:33 PDT 2008

On Sun, 04 May 2008 19:58:36 +0900, Bill Baxter wrote:

> 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.
> --bb

Yes, but I have to build the pieces of the library I'm using, which would 
be more than if I just had to link them in. But I agree with John, 
waiting to see what Gregor Will do with dsss might be good.

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