Circular dependencies in Phobos

Jakob Ovrum via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Sun Jan 3 09:34:19 PST 2016

On Sunday, 3 January 2016 at 17:31:41 UTC, Jakob Ovrum wrote:
> On Sunday, 3 January 2016 at 17:25:40 UTC, tsbockman wrote:
>> On Sunday, 3 January 2016 at 17:18:05 UTC, Jakob Ovrum wrote:
>>> Yes, but it shouldn't be designed around a bug.
>> Unless the bug is actually going to be fixed some time soon, 
>> why would I deliberately design something in a way that is 
>> broken? Does it really matter *why* it is broken?
> So, we're talking about a library using CheckedInt. If the 
> library selectively imports anything from CheckedInt at 
> module-level, it'll always be public due to a bug.
> This is trivial to work around. Often the import can be nested, 
> and when it can't, a static import or renamed module import can 
> be used to resolve conflicts.
> It's not a big deal.

Apparently the bug affects static imports and renamed module 
imports too. Bleh.

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