August 17, 2016
On 17 Aug 2016, at 8:24, Russel Winder via digitalmars-d-ldc wrote:
> I am guessing that there must be a tagged release that requires only a
> C++ compiler. I can check this out, and build without a D compiler.
> Then I can checkout the latest official release compile that with the
> bootstrap and then compile it again with itself.

This would be the 0.17.x release series, resp. the "ltsmaster" branch. It contains the last C++-only compiler, and is still maintained as far as showstoppers for bootstrapping are concerned.

> If this is the case
> then the wiki page at p
> ossibly needs an update: it assumes you have a suitable D compiler pre-
> installed and whilst Debian does, Fedora does not.

It stated that 0.17 was the last C++ version, but Johan just made that more explicit, I think.

 — David