Re: upstream advise page about circular dependencies (bootstrapping)
> Which software is this and why does it need itself to build? Is it a
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