Very very noobie question about how imports work.
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Thu Dec 10 19:51:35 PST 2015
On Friday, 11 December 2015 at 03:20:29 UTC, J Smith wrote:
> Say I have a project with the files structured like this.
> How do I make it so that I can import and use the contents of
> lib.d inside of testlib.d.
> As you can tell I'm very new to D, and kind of new to
> programming. Forgive me for very noob and easy question, but
> couldn't really find anything out by reading the docs.
In D, directory structure doesn't matter. What matters is module
Let's say module name of lib.d is "module a;", and for testlib.d,
it is "module b;".
Then you can access whichever you want with dot notation.
"a.foo();", "b.var = 5;" etc.
Where directory structure matters is compiling.
dmd main.d src/package-name/lib.d test/testlib.d
Because it is logical to match directory structure and module
name, it is done in that way mostly, but there are times you
might not want this.
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