August 18, 2010
== Quote from Stewart Gordon (smjg_1998@yahoo.com)'s article
> Walter Bright wrote:
> > Jacob Carlborg wrote:
> >> On 2010-08-17 21:54, Walter Bright wrote:
> <snip>
> >>> No. The problem is it is built out of the DM C compiler, which does not parse gcc extensions found in Linux.
> Cross-platform compatibility is a separate issue from compatibility with vendor-specific extensions to the language.  Besides, there's a version of GCC (MinGW) for Windows as well.
> >> How about the rest of the language or is the gcc extensions used in too many headers for htod to be useful ?
> >
> > I don't know how hard the problem is. I haven't spent any time attempting to make it work on linux.
> I'd expect a program like this to be platform agnostic. Stewart.

Well, if we don't care about GNU extensions, then I'll ask again, what's wrong with Wine?  I'm not saying it wouldn't be nice to have a Linux port of htod, but if Wine provides an easy workaround, I think it should be a very low priority.
August 18, 2010
dsimcha wrote:
<snip>
> Well, if we don't care about GNU extensions, then I'll ask again, what's wrong
> with Wine?  I'm not saying it wouldn't be nice to have a Linux port of htod, but
> if Wine provides an easy workaround, I think it should be a very low priority.

Some users may object to installing Wine just to run one program, especially one that should have a Linux port anyway.

But having some clue of what would need changing in the source code before it can be built to run natively under Linux might help to put it in better perspective.

Stewart.
September 14, 2010
Am 17.08.2010 21:47, schrieb Paul Dufresne:
> I downloaded htod.zip and found there is only htod.exe inside.
> Any version for Linux?

Maybe it's to late for you, but I've discovered a small ruby-script (GPL'ed) in the dotmars-project, which use the gcc-xml tool. So it should also work on linux. But like htod, only c-code is supported.

http://dotmars.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/tools/htd/

greets
Matthias
September 16, 2010
On 17/08/2010 20:47, Paul Dufresne wrote:
> I downloaded htod.zip and found there is only htod.exe inside.
> Any version for Linux?

Just as to the point, why is htod closed source?

Stewart.
Next ›   Last »
1 2
Top | Discussion index | About this forum | D home