[dmd-internals] DMD now requires a working D compiler to be build
Vladimir Panteleev via Digitalmars-d
digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Mon Mar 9 05:57:19 PDT 2015
On Monday, 9 March 2015 at 10:47:06 UTC, Daniel Murphy wrote:
> "Vladimir Panteleev" wrote in message
> news:njvvnodefqmrhzbuxcja at forum.dlang.org...
>> A machine-readable version is preferable because then Digger
>> can consult it to know which pre-built DMD version to fetch.
> Yes. Any preference on the name?
Not really. There is the VERSION file, maybe something like that.
>> If we had somewhere a machine-readable list of all DMD
>> releases with binaries for major platforms plus release dates,
>> it could use that as well, and just use the latest stable
>> release for the point in time which the source code to be
>> built is from.
> Can that be generated from the git tags?
It depends, do we have a stable URL structure for DMD downloads
so that you can build a working download URL with only the
platform and version?
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