[dmd-beta] dmd 1.059 and 2.044 beta

Walter Bright walter at digitalmars.com
Sat May 1 19:51:17 PDT 2010

Jason House wrote:
> dmd2/linux/bin/README.TXT does not list/describe the shell binary
> dmd2/linux/lib/README.TXT has the wrong description for libphobos.a 
> and no description for libdruntime.a
> I always find those readme files annoying anyway. If copied into the 
> conventional locations for bin and lib, such generic files names are 
> completely out of place. Not to mention that using a -h argument or 
> using man is more than adequate on a unix system.
> If, as I suspect, the readme files are not intended to be part of an 
> official install, they should be moved elsewhere (a combined 
> dmd2/linux/README.TXT would be my vote)

Those are good points, but I'll leave them for the next release.

The reason for the readme is I get annoyed by releases that contain long 
lists of executables with no clue what they were.

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