Formal review of dtoh

John Colvin via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Thu Mar 19 04:51:58 PDT 2015

On Tuesday, 25 March 2014 at 20:38:40 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote:
> This is the formal review of Adam D. Ruppe's tool "dtoh" for 
> inclusion in the tools repository [1].
> Dtoh is a tool used to convert D modules to C/C++ headers. This 
> allows to use D libraries in C/C++ code.
> This review might be a bit special since this is the first time 
> a tool is reviewed. Since this is a review of a tool the 
> standard guidelines for reviewing might not apply. For example, 
> we might require that the tool should have documentation like 
> DMD does [3].
> There's already a pull request with some discussion [2]. Note, 
> the pull request has already been merged but we would like to 
> do a review anyway.
> Code:
> The review will last for two weeks, ending on April 8.
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]

Adam, have you considered sprucing this up for review?

There are so many things out there with c++ extension 
architectures that, with this tool in a solid state and more 
widely distributed, could trivially take D extensions too.

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