LDC 0.14.0 alpha1 released! Please help test!
Dicebot via digitalmars-d-ldc
digitalmars-d-ldc at puremagic.com
Sun Aug 3 16:47:28 PDT 2014
On Sunday, 3 August 2014 at 23:37:55 UTC, David Nadlinger via
> On 3 Aug 2014, at 17:36, Dicebot via digitalmars-d-ldc wrote:
>> P.S. I have noticed that now libdruntime.a is not included
>> into libphobos2.a and needs to be package too, is it intended
>> or just unforeseen side effect of shared library support?
> This is an intended change. Let me elaborate a bit:
> The linking behavior was indeed changed while introducing
> shared library support, as it is more or less the natural thing
> to do for shared libraries (some programs might only depend on
> druntime, and there should be only one copy of it. I could have
> left the way static libraries are built unchanged, but that
> would have required more logic for setting up the config files
> appropriately and so on. Additionally, we were actually
> building the object files twice before, so the build system
> internals for the static case needed a revision anyway.
> In short, it probably doesn't make a lot of difference either
> way, but the split version seems a bit nicer conceptually and
> simplifies the build system a bit. If there is a good reason to
> revert to the previous version, this could definitely be done
> (although I probably won't have the time to do the changes
> until end of August).
> This should definitely be mentioned in the release notes,
> though (the library name also changed to phobos2-ldc instead of
> phobos-ldc so as to avoid any transitioning problems).
No problem, it took me only few minutes to figure out the changes
and update the packaging script. Just wanted to make sure it is
known and intended change.
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