[dmd-internals] DMD now requires a working D compiler to be build
Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d
digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Tue Mar 10 19:23:59 PDT 2015
On 3/10/15 7:13 PM, Dicebot wrote:
> On Wednesday, 11 March 2015 at 02:10:12 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
>> On 3/10/15 5:06 PM, Daniel Murphy wrote:
>>> "Andrei Alexandrescu" wrote in message
>>> news:mdnvct$1avc$1 at digitalmars.com...
>>>> I think that's 2.066.1, right?
>>> 2.066.1 is enough to build idgen.d, but it can't build ddmd on all
>>> platforms. Among other things, the varargs fixes are missing.
>> But this is weird - a release being built is required for building,
>> um, itself?
>> I do understand that idgen is a separate executable but the simple
>> view is that if dmd 2.067 requires dmd being present, the preexisting
>> dmd can't be 2.067.
>> Or I'm misunderstanding something. The short version is the simpler
>> the bootstrapping the better.
> 2.067 doesn't have DMD-built idgen yet. This is only applies to current
> master and thus 2.068
Nice, thanks. -- Andrei
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