Thoughts on versioning
ajieskola at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 18:41:02 UTC 2021
On Wednesday, 27 October 2021 at 18:22:32 UTC, jmh530 wrote:
> On Wednesday, 27 October 2021 at 18:01:47 UTC, Dukc wrote:
>> - We change the language to allow relative imports, and
>> convert Phobos to use them. This is needed to allow using two
>> or more different versions of Phobos side-by-side.
> Can you expand on what you mean by relative imports?
Importing a package relative to current module in path. For
example, being able to import `std.range` from
`std.algorithm.iteration` without specifying `std`. The syntax
might be `import package.package.range`, where `package` means
the parent module.
The idea is the same as with relative symbolic links (for example
`../bin/dmd`), as opposed to absolute symbolic links (say
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