sudo apt-get install dmd

weaselcat via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Sat Mar 14 12:34:04 PDT 2015

On Saturday, 14 March 2015 at 18:56:07 UTC, Russel Winder wrote:
> On Sat, 2015-03-14 at 10:31 -0700, Andrei Alexandrescu via 
> Digitalmars-d
> wrote:
>> I was looking at easy installation of dmd on ubuntu, and found 
>> this:
>> Should we make it part of the official distribution?
> It is the way I put DMD and other things in the repository into 
> Debian
> Sid. These debs work nicely, the debs produced as part of the
> distribution have to be downloaded and installed into a local 
> repository
> and it's all a mess: much easier having d-apt part of the 
> release
> process.
> Should also look to get the RPMs into rpmfusion for Fedora 21, 
> 22 and
> Rawhide. similarly much easier than downloading RPMs into

I thought DMD wasn't included in free distros because of 
licensing issues?
I don't think any major distro comes without LDC or GDC.

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