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May 09, 2012
GDMD
It appears that gdmd (and to have that, gdc) is present in the 4.6 GCC
distribution on Debian but not yet in the 4.7. Is this planned or has
there been a problem somewhere?

Thanks.

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May 09, 2012
Re: GDMD
Le 09/05/2012 15:50, Russel Winder a écrit :
> It appears that gdmd (and to have that, gdc) is present in the 4.6 GCC
> distribution on Debian but not yet in the 4.7. Is this planned or has
> there been a problem somewhere?
>
> Thanks.
>

This package is outrageously outdated. I'm not sure it is planed, but 
I'm sure we should do our own repos debian. I would work with debian, 
ubuntu and mint which is a large user base.
May 09, 2012
Re: GDMD
On 09/05/12 16:07, deadalnix wrote:
> This package is outrageously outdated. I'm not sure it is planed, but I'm sure
> we should do our own repos debian. I would work with debian, ubuntu and mint
> which is a large user base.

AFAICS both Debian and Ubuntu have the latest gdc-4.6, no?

Iain Buclaw mentioned that a 4.7.0 package was in the works for Ubuntu, and I 
imagine that would work also for Debian without any major hassle.  It should 
also be possible to maintain a GDC PPA on Launchpad for the most up-to-date 
packages.
May 09, 2012
Re: GDMD
On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 05:10:16PM +0200, Joseph Rushton Wakeling wrote:
> On 09/05/12 16:07, deadalnix wrote:
> >This package is outrageously outdated. I'm not sure it is planed, but
> >I'm sure we should do our own repos debian. I would work with debian,
> >ubuntu and mint which is a large user base.
> 
> AFAICS both Debian and Ubuntu have the latest gdc-4.6, no?

I'm using Debian's gdc-4.6 (4.6.3-1). Is that the latest?


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May 09, 2012
Re: GDMD
On 9 May 2012 16:56, H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@quickfur.ath.cx> wrote:
> On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 05:10:16PM +0200, Joseph Rushton Wakeling wrote:
>> On 09/05/12 16:07, deadalnix wrote:
>> >This package is outrageously outdated. I'm not sure it is planed, but
>> >I'm sure we should do our own repos debian. I would work with debian,
>> >ubuntu and mint which is a large user base.
>>
>> AFAICS both Debian and Ubuntu have the latest gdc-4.6, no?
>
> I'm using Debian's gdc-4.6 (4.6.3-1). Is that the latest?
>

It's the latest in Debian, but as already said - outrageously outdated
from the current development branch.


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May 09, 2012
Re: GDMD
On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 04:58:40PM +0100, Iain Buclaw wrote:
> On 9 May 2012 16:56, H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@quickfur.ath.cx> wrote:
> > On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 05:10:16PM +0200, Joseph Rushton Wakeling wrote:
> >> On 09/05/12 16:07, deadalnix wrote:
> >> >This package is outrageously outdated. I'm not sure it is planed,
> >> >but I'm sure we should do our own repos debian. I would work with
> >> >debian, ubuntu and mint which is a large user base.
> >>
> >> AFAICS both Debian and Ubuntu have the latest gdc-4.6, no?
> >
> > I'm using Debian's gdc-4.6 (4.6.3-1). Is that the latest?
> >
> 
> It's the latest in Debian, but as already said - outrageously outdated
> from the current development branch.
[...]

I see. Is there anything that I can help with? I do have upload
privileges to the Debian queue. I don't know if I'd be stepping on the
toes of the GCC maintainers though (I assume gdc would be under their
umbrella?).


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May 09, 2012
Re: GDMD
On 9 May 2012 17:35, H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@quickfur.ath.cx> wrote:
> On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 04:58:40PM +0100, Iain Buclaw wrote:
>> On 9 May 2012 16:56, H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@quickfur.ath.cx> wrote:
>> > On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 05:10:16PM +0200, Joseph Rushton Wakeling wrote:
>> >> On 09/05/12 16:07, deadalnix wrote:
>> >> >This package is outrageously outdated. I'm not sure it is planed,
>> >> >but I'm sure we should do our own repos debian. I would work with
>> >> >debian, ubuntu and mint which is a large user base.
>> >>
>> >> AFAICS both Debian and Ubuntu have the latest gdc-4.6, no?
>> >
>> > I'm using Debian's gdc-4.6 (4.6.3-1). Is that the latest?
>> >
>>
>> It's the latest in Debian, but as already said - outrageously outdated
>> from the current development branch.
> [...]
>
> I see. Is there anything that I can help with? I do have upload
> privileges to the Debian queue. I don't know if I'd be stepping on the
> toes of the GCC maintainers though (I assume gdc would be under their
> umbrella?).
>

Not at all - infact, I've had Matthias informing me every step of the
way where GCC has got to (a gentle hint that I'm being chased to
update the build package).

If you need his details, I'd be happy to pass them onto you and give
you a rundown of how the 4.6 debian build is structured - the package
in debian will float down to ubuntu in due course over the next
release.

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May 09, 2012
Re: GDMD
On 09/05/12 18:42, Iain Buclaw wrote:
> Not at all - infact, I've had Matthias informing me every step of the
> way where GCC has got to (a gentle hint that I'm being chased to
> update the build package).
>
> If you need his details, I'd be happy to pass them onto you and give
> you a rundown of how the 4.6 debian build is structured - the package
> in debian will float down to ubuntu in due course over the next
> release.

Does that mean that we should not expect to see an updated package in the 
official Ubuntu repositories until 12.10?  If so, any chance of a PPA for 12.04 
and earlier?
May 10, 2012
Re: GDMD
On 5/9/12 11:42 AM, Iain Buclaw wrote:
> Not at all - infact, I've had Matthias informing me every step of the
> way where GCC has got to (a gentle hint that I'm being chased to
> update the build package).
>
> If you need his details, I'd be happy to pass them onto you and give
> you a rundown of how the 4.6 debian build is structured - the package
> in debian will float down to ubuntu in due course over the next
> release.

Hi Iain,

Speaking of gdc/gcc integration, is there hope we'll make it in the 4.8 
iteration of gcc next year? I feel quite uninformed in an important 
matter so any updates would help. Are we on track, anywhere close, off 
it? Is there anything the community can do?


Thanks,

Andrei
May 10, 2012
Re: GDMD
On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 05:42:22PM +0100, Iain Buclaw wrote:
> On 9 May 2012 17:35, H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@quickfur.ath.cx> wrote:
> > On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 04:58:40PM +0100, Iain Buclaw wrote:
> >> On 9 May 2012 16:56, H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@quickfur.ath.cx> wrote:
> >> > I'm using Debian's gdc-4.6 (4.6.3-1). Is that the latest?
> >> >
> >>
> >> It's the latest in Debian, but as already said - outrageously
> >> outdated from the current development branch.
> > [...]
> >
> > I see. Is there anything that I can help with? I do have upload
> > privileges to the Debian queue. I don't know if I'd be stepping on
> > the toes of the GCC maintainers though (I assume gdc would be under
> > their umbrella?).
> >
> 
> Not at all - infact, I've had Matthias informing me every step of the
> way where GCC has got to (a gentle hint that I'm being chased to
> update the build package).

Sorry I didn't quite understand you, so it's OK for me to upload gdc
independently of the GCC team then?


> If you need his details, I'd be happy to pass them onto you and give
> you a rundown of how the 4.6 debian build is structured - the package
> in debian will float down to ubuntu in due course over the next
> release.
[...]

I'd like to know how to build the latest gdc from source, even if just
for my personal use (I just ran into a nasty 64-bit bug in dmd, but my
current outdated version of gdc doesn't support the new std.regex which
I need, so I'm stuck). I can also upload the package if that would help
move things along on this front.

Thanks for all your work on gdc!!


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