How to make dub recursively build subPackages?

Vijay Nayar madric at
Wed Feb 2 18:42:19 UTC 2022

On Wednesday, 2 February 2022 at 14:07:08 UTC, Steven 
Schveighoffer wrote:
> On 2/2/22 5:14 AM, Vijay Nayar wrote:
> If you have them in the same repository, my recommendation is 
> to use path dependencies instead of versions.
> So, e.g.:
> ```sdl
> dependency "funnel:proto" path="./proto" // in main dub.sdl
> dependency "funnel:proto" path="../proto" // in sibling package
> ```
> Because otherwise, dub is going to try and fetch the 
> appropriate version from an online repository and not use your 
> local files.
> Honestly, for packages in the same repository, I'm not sure why 
> you would version them separately from the main package. I 
> don't even know if that works.
> -Steve

I made this change and it did indeed work correctly, thank you 
for that! Truthfully, it was not entirely clear to me how dub was 
deciding where to go to build. I had assumed that this was being 
done via the `subPackage` lines.

The examples given in the offical documentation were also using 
versions, and I was following that:

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