Linux, Mono-D, GtkD and linking

Orvid King via Digitalmars-d-ide digitalmars-d-ide at
Sun Aug 31 13:05:03 PDT 2014

On 8/30/2014 5:49 PM, Bad Sector wrote:
> On Saturday, 30 August 2014 at 15:11:29 UTC, Orvid King wrote:
>> In terms of compile-speed, as I hinted at on the IRC, compiling each
>> file individually is usually going to be a lot slower than compiling
>> them all at once.
> I'd expect that to be the case with a few files, but what about multiple
> files? Wouldn't compiling multiple files in parallel be better in terms
> of performance? Or does dmd do that already if you pass multiple files?
> I have another problem now: i have set up one library project and one
> executable project that depends on the library (it is set so in the
> project's settings), but when i modify a source file in the library's
> code, save it and hit F5 (or F8), the executable isn't relinked (the
> library is rebuilt, but the executable's binary isn't considered as out
> of date so it isn't relinked - i assume Mono-D doesn't check the
> dependent library files?).
> Is there something i'm missing or this is a bug? (i tried "link in
> static/shared libraries from nested dependencies" which sounded somewhat
> relevant but didn't do the trick and cannot find any other option).

I believe that's actually a bug, so I'd poke alex about it.

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