What would it take to bring preinstalled D language compiler in the major Linux Distributions?
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Mon Dec 23 15:39:30 UTC 2019
On Monday, 23 December 2019 at 15:11:21 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 23, 2019 at 01:34:55PM +0000, BoQsc via
> Digitalmars-d-learn wrote:
>> I would love to see D language available out of box in major
>> Linux distributions and use without much care of installation.
>> Anyone have a though about it? Was there any serious efforts
>> to bring D language to Major distributions?
> GDC and LDC are already part of the Debian archive. I don't
> know what's the migration status, but I'd imagine it's just a
> matter of time (if it hasn't already happened) before it
> percolates down to all the Debian derivatives. Just:
> apt-get install gdc
> apt-get install ldc
> and you're good to go.
> Don't know about the RPM-based distros, I'd imagine somebody
> has also made packages for that by now.
Ubuntu 18.04 has both gdc and ldc. Installing on Ubuntu has
always been trivial - just download the .deb and install it.
Slackware has slackbuilds for dmd and gdc.
Arch has all three compilers available.
All three are available through opensuse's open build service.
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