Building from source on Windows

Steven Schveighoffer schveiguy at
Fri Jan 28 22:12:18 UTC 2022

On 1/28/22 4:39 PM, forkit wrote:
> No matter what instructions, blogs, articles... I use.. I simply cannot 
> manage to build druntime,dmd,phobos, from source on Windows.
> Of course, building from source in linux is a breeze.
> But I cannot test my changes on Windows, cause I cannot build from 
> source on Windows!
> Does anyone have a step-by-step process, that is 'guaranteed' to work? 
> (with as few unnecessary dependencies as possible please).
> I'm happy to build a dedicated build machine for this purpose, with just 
> the software needed to build from source.
> NOTE: I said 'guaranteed' to work ;-)  ... I've wasted to much time 
> following instructions that just do not work.

I'm not sure if I've ever done it either... Any changes I make to the 
main projects, I test on Mac/Linux, and then let the online CI test for 

I'd point you at where I would start, but I can't guarantee it will 
work, having never done it ;)


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