I hate new DUB config format
Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d
digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Wed Nov 25 12:08:14 PST 2015
On 11/25/2015 11:29 AM, Adam D. Ruppe wrote:
> On Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 19:18:25 UTC, Brad Anderson wrote:
>> Tools should be querying dub directly instead of trying to read the package
> Shouldn't this be true of writing it too? Like I said on irc earlier today, I
> actually kinda think we should have some kind of gui for it, or at least a
> command suite (like `dub add-dependency foo` maybe, idk) so the file itself
> never needs to be touched directly by users for common tasks.
And the cost of inventing a new file format just grew by another order of magnitude.
I should add "need a special gui editing tool" to my list of reasons not to
invent another file format.
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