Removing Meson as way of building dcd, d-scanner, etc

Filipe Laíns lains at
Sun Dec 9 16:46:57 UTC 2018

On Friday, 7 December 2018 at 17:29:45 UTC, Neia Neutuladh wrote:
> On Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:15:58 +0000, Antonio Corbi wrote:
> The meson documentation currently says that dub dependencies 
> don't get fetched.

Yeah... Meson is a build system not a build system & package 
manager like dub.

> If substituting `dub build` with `meson build` just worked, 
> that would be fine. Instead, it's substituting `dub build` with 
> `dub fetch pkgA versionA && dub fetch pkgB versionB && ... && 
> meson build`. That's pretty unfriendly. So I'd end up having to 
> write a meson build file and a build script, and I'd have to 
> keep dependencies in sync between the two.

Uh? Please show me your project. You can easily define the 
dependency version in meson and then call a prepare script that 
runs dub fetch and dub build. You can also have meson 
automatically update the dependencies in your dub file.

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