what i don't like about dub
notrealemail at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 10:19:29 UTC 2021
On Tuesday, 23 November 2021 at 07:06:17 UTC, bauss wrote:
> On Tuesday, 23 November 2021 at 01:19:44 UTC, Alain De Vos
> Well, it's not always possible to check such things without
> heavy performance cost. It can take a long time to verify
> whether something is already installed, as it could be unzipped
> in some obscure folder deep into many subfolders.
> The solution here would probably be the ability to specify
> certain installations and their paths etc. within your project.
> It comes at almost no expense on running dub and the only real
> expense is users having to specify such installations.
Doesn't dub cache stuff that it downloads? If, however, the user
is asking it to search the __entirety__ of their storage
device(s) to check for some arbitrary folder where the package
exists... Yeah that's a very though ask
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