Using DMD2 on Ubuntu 9.04 x64?

Andrei Alexandrescu SeeWebsiteForEmail at
Tue Feb 2 12:05:26 PST 2010

grauzone wrote:
> Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
>> Steve Teale wrote:
>>> Walter Bright Wrote:
>>>> Steve Teale wrote:
>>>>> Are we still just talking just AMD 64 here? Last time I tried to
>>>>> install the .deb package, the system told m that my Intel core2 64
>>>>> bit machine was the wrong architecture.
>>>> Yes, I have an AMD64. How that would differ as far as dev tool 
>>>> installation from Intel, I have no idea. I'm not even sure what the 
>>>> packages I listed actually install - I just tried them (based on web 
>>>> search inquiries) and they work.
>>> Sorry Walter, I got my question wrong - probably too late in the day. 
>>> I guess what I'm asking really is will there be a 32 bit version of D 
>>> for Ubuntu in the near future, and if so, will it be D2, or D1, or both?
>>> Thanks
>>> Steve
>> 32-bit D on 32-bit Ubuntu works. 32-bit D on 64-bit Ubuntu is more 
>> problematic (requires the extra packages just discussed). 64-bit D on 
>> 64-bit Ubuntu does not exist. 64-bit D on 32-bit Ubuntu may or may not 
>> exist, but anyway it doesn't work. :o)
> 64 bit D on amd64 has been reported to work very well with LDC and GDC.

Sorry! I meant dmd...

> I'm not sure what you mean by 64 bit on 32 bits.

It was a joke.


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