std.file vs std.stream
Lars T. Kyllingstad
public at kyllingen.NOSPAMnet
Thu Mar 4 12:50:41 PST 2010
Ali Çehreli wrote:
> Lars T. Kyllingstad wrote:
> > What you're seeing here is actually a consequence of Phobos very much
> > being a work-in-progress. std.stdio was completely rewritten about a
> > year ago, and it most likely contains what you're looking for.
> > std.stream, on the other hand, hasn't seen major updates since 2005 or
> > so, and is most likely an old left-over from D1. I suspect it will be
> > removed soon, or at least completely rewritten to adhere to the range
> > interface.
> I've been using std.stream.File because it uses the generic Stream
> interface like dout and din does.
> Using std.stream.File should allow cleaner template code without needing
> 'static if' and other conditional compilation features.
Unfortunately it has the major drawback of not working anymore when
std.stream is deprecated.
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