Error: module `hello` is in file 'hello.d' which cannot be read

IntegratedDimensions IntegratedDimensions at
Sat May 5 17:13:08 UTC 2018

On Friday, 4 May 2018 at 23:29:12 UTC, Alex wrote:
> Hi
> I just installed D on my windows 10 and want to try to compile 
> a hello world. My source is a classical
> import std.stdio;
> void main() {
> writeln("Hello, World!");
> }
> And I try to compile and get
> C:\D>dmd hello.d
> Error: module `hello` is in file 'hello.d' which cannot be read
> import path[0] = C:\D\dmd2\windows\bin\..\..\src\phobos
> import path[1] = C:\D\dmd2\windows\bin\..\..\src\druntime\import
> What do I do wrong ?
> D is installed at de root of C:, and the hello.d source code is 
> at C:\D\dmd2\sources.
> Thank you to you
> Alex

You need to make sure hello.d is in the current dir

dir C:\D

does hello.d show up?

If not, then dmd can't find it and you have to tell it where it 
is or be in the right location.


dmd ThereIsNowFileHere12342123242231231412.d

and you will get the same error message.

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