[dmd-internals] DMD now requires a working D compiler to be build

Vladimir Panteleev via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sun Mar 8 18:18:39 PDT 2015

On Sunday, 8 March 2015 at 16:00:57 UTC, David Nadlinger wrote:
> On Sunday, 8 March 2015 at 15:18:25 UTC, Daniel Murphy wrote:
>>> I certainly hope we aren't going to need a long daisy chain 
>>> of DMD versions in order to build DMD completely from 
>>> source...
>> I would prefer long periods between host compiler version 
>> bumps, but is building completely from source really a concern?
> I don't think it would be, especially since building the 
> successive stages can be trivially automated using a script if 
> one is so inclined.

OK, then can a file please be added to the DMD source repo which 
indicates which host DMD version is needed to build it?

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