Win32 binding replacement

simendsjo simendsjo at
Sun Oct 16 11:44:58 PDT 2011

On 16.10.2011 20:37, Simen Kjaeraas wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Oct 2011 07:29:59 +0200, Don <nospam at> wrote:
>> On 15.10.2011 18:54, Sean Kelly wrote:
>>> At the time, there were some errors in the headers and I wasn't up to
>>> tracking them down.
>> >It was also unclear whether the headers were copyrighted, though I've
>> since found that docs surrounding the Boost license that headers
>> aren't copyrightable.
>> > Finally, no one has complained about lack of windows header coverage.
>> ????
>> Bug 317. Nearly everyone on Windows complains about them, I think!
> Yup. Two steps to installing a usable DMD on Windows:
> 1) Download and install DMD
> 2) Download and install proper Windows headers.
> This is a problem that's been mentioned several times, and the only reason
> people have stopped complaining is because it hasn't worked.

You also have to download the windows sdk and convert the .libs. The 
ones shipped with dmd is out of date.

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