Dear toolchain...

Jarrett Billingsley jarrett.billingsley at
Tue Mar 10 11:26:11 PDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Simen Haugen <simen at> wrote:
> I'm waist deep in problems, and have no idea how to get up.
> I have a program that uses d1, dmd, tango, ddbi, dwt and dwin. Some time ago
> I discovered that the program would no longer compile, and I have several
> features and bugfixes long overdue.
> It seems the problem happens during linking, but as I get no error what so
> ever it's a bit hard for me to track down. The project is about 30kloc.
> I've tried both dsss and rebuild. Dsss at least says rebuild exits with a
> status code 1, but still no hints on where the error might be.
> My guess is that this is a bug with lib.exe or link.exe, but I might be far
> off...
> I'm using D for several other programs, but don't keep a log for what
> versions I used when the projects last compiled... I've tried several
> different versions of both the compiler and the various libs, but as I said,
> I keep no log, so it's kind of a shot in the dark...
> I've spent at least 8 hours so far trying to locate the error with no luck.
> Does anyone have any good ideas how I can proceed?
> Or perhaps a pointer in the direction for narrowing down my search?

Verbose flags!  That should help narrow down where the
compilation/linking fails.

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