Getting whether it's Tango or Phobos
sean at invisibleduck.org
Mon May 19 22:19:47 PDT 2008
Chris R. Miller wrote:
> Sean Kelly wrote:
>> Robert Fraser wrote:
>>> That requires the user to specify -version=Tango . I'm looking for
>>> something that can be compiled with either Tango or Phobos without
>>> asking anything of the user.
>> Tango actually requires that version=Tango be set for the installation
>> to be considered complete. I suppose we could enforce this by adding
>> a static failure condition to Tango's object.d file, but I'd like to
>> think that making it a default part of the bundled Tango installs and
>> documenting the requirement in our manual install docs would be
> I also wonder how that would behave with Tangobos, which could cause
> issues with Phobos code expecting a version=Phobos, which would conflict
> with version=Tango. Perhaps I'm wrong, but that could present a problem.
I'd probably still set version=Tango in that instance, but the user
could probably set either or both safely, depending on how third party
libraries are implemented.
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