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

Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sun Mar 8 20:21:38 PDT 2015

On 3/8/2015 6:26 PM, Daniel Murphy wrote:
> "Walter Bright"  wrote in message news:mdiqav$17i8$1 at digitalmars.com...
>> On 3/8/2015 5:00 PM, Daniel Murphy wrote:
>> > If it's a new platform, why would 2.067 be able to target it?
>> Because it'll have a C++ compiler.
> You'd be able to compile the C++ version of 2.067 on this platform, but 2.067
> still wouldn't be able to target that platform without patches. Wouldn't it be
> easier to add support for the new platform into the latest compiler and
> cross-compile?  IIRC you did something like this in the past when targeting new
> platforms.

Never needed to build a cross compiler.

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