I hate new DUB config format

John Colvin via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Thu Nov 26 03:49:23 PST 2015

On Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 10:28:15 UTC, Dragos Carp wrote:
> On Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 10:19:13 UTC, Mike Parker 
> wrote:
>> This is not even an issue. IDEs can create a dub.json for all 
>> new projects and call 'dub describe' on imported projects 
>> without ever touching SDLang. Again, *there is no problem 
>> here*.
> 'dub describe' has one big issue. It works only if you manage 
> your packages in $HOME/.dub. Integrating 'dub describe' in 
> another build tool with a different directory layout is 
> currently impossible.
> Parsing the dub.json files directly from the external build 
> tool ('rake' in my case) was doable and reasonably easy, with 
> dub.sdl not anymore.

Pretty sure it works fine with anything that dub knows about.

dub add-path or dub add-local should put things on an even 
footing with ~/.dub in that regard.

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