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Re: upstream advise page about circular dependencies (bootstrapping)

Paul Wise:
> Which software is this and why does it need itself to build? Is it a
> compiler?
It's the dmd compiler for the language D. It still contains non free parts and 
isn't packaged. In the moment the compiler relies on a C compiler and thus is 
a nice example of a language that does depend on itself. But I saw a mail 
today proposing to break this and I wanted to answer with a link to a page 
advocating against cyclic dependencies.


Thomas Koch, http://www.koch.ro

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