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digitalmars.D.learn - Deimos recommendation still official?

reply Shriramana Sharma <samjnaa_dont_spam_me gmail.com> writes:
http://dlang.org/spec/interfaceToC.html refers one to Deimos 
(https://github.com/D-Programming-Deimos) to look for existing bindings to C 
libraries. Is this recommendation still valid? I ask because less than one 
fourth of the repos there seem to have been active in this year 2015. Or is 
it just because the other C libraries haven't changed (!)...

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Shriramana Sharma, Penguin #395953
Dec 21 2015
next sibling parent Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-learn writes:
On Monday, December 21, 2015 14:03:25 Shriramana Sharma via Digitalmars-d-learn
wrote:
 http://dlang.org/spec/interfaceToC.html refers one to Deimos
 (https://github.com/D-Programming-Deimos) to look for existing bindings to C
 libraries. Is this recommendation still valid? I ask because less than one
 fourth of the repos there seem to have been active in this year 2015. Or is
 it just because the other C libraries haven't changed (!)...
A number of C bindings are in Deimos, so anyone looking for C bindings should look there. How much any of them need to be updated, I don't know, but it doesn't hurt to look there regardless, and many C libraries simply don't change much. Regardless, Deimos certainly isn't dead - but remember that what's there for any given project is there primarily because a single developer needed it for one of their own projects and took the time to put it in Deimos for others to use. So, if they don't need more work done on it to do what they're doing, and no one else adds to it, then what's there probably isn't going to change. That doesn't mean that it's not useful though, and if someone needs bindings to be added to it or updated, then they can always create pull requests to do that. - Jonathan M Davis
Dec 21 2015
prev sibling parent Jacob Carlborg <doob me.com> writes:
On 2015-12-21 09:33, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
 http://dlang.org/spec/interfaceToC.html refers one to Deimos
 (https://github.com/D-Programming-Deimos) to look for existing bindings to C
 libraries. Is this recommendation still valid? I ask because less than one
 fourth of the repos there seem to have been active in this year 2015. Or is
 it just because the other C libraries haven't changed (!)...
I recommend looking in code.dlang.org as well. -- /Jacob Carlborg
Dec 21 2015