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reply Jason House <jason.james.house gmail.com> writes:
Given other recent issues with tango + gdc, I'm reattempting to install 
it on my machine (Mandriva Linux 2007 spring) for testing.  Below is my 
most recent failed attempt with the installer.

[root localhost Desktop]# ./tango-0.99.1-gdc-i686-pc-linux-gnu-withGDC.sh
What path do you want to install GDC to? /bin
Done!
[root localhost Desktop]# ls /bin/gdc
ls: /bin/gdc: No such file or directory

{some research}

[root localhost Desktop]# ./tango-0.99.1-gdc-i686-pc-linux-gnu-withGDC.sh
What path do you want to install GDC to? gdc
Failed to install Tango core
[root localhost Desktop]# ls gdc
bin/  include/  lib/  libexec/  man/

{manual setting of PATH and running of install-gdc.sh}

gdmd ...

{no includes found}
{obtain include files via tar source copy - PS: Broken links on download 
page again}

gdmd ... -I/path/to/tango

Unsupported environment; neither Win32 or Posix is declared
/home/jhouse/tango-0.99.1-src/tango/sys/Common.d:79: static assert  is false
Unsupported environment; neither Win32 or Posix is declared
/home/jhouse/tango-0.99.1-src/tango/sys/Common.d:79: static assert  is false
/home/jhouse/tango-0.99.1-src/tango/core/Thread.di:259: Error: 
identifier 'TLSKey' is not defined
/home/jhouse/tango-0.99.1-src/tango/core/Thread.di:259: Error: TLSKey is 
used as a type
Sep 19 2007
parent kris <foo bar.com> writes:
Jason House wrote:
 Given other recent issues with tango + gdc, I'm reattempting to install 
 it on my machine (Mandriva Linux 2007 spring) for testing.  Below is my 
 most recent failed attempt with the installer.
 
 [root localhost Desktop]# ./tango-0.99.1-gdc-i686-pc-linux-gnu-withGDC.sh
 What path do you want to install GDC to? /bin
 Done!
 [root localhost Desktop]# ls /bin/gdc
 ls: /bin/gdc: No such file or directory
 
 {some research}
 
 [root localhost Desktop]# ./tango-0.99.1-gdc-i686-pc-linux-gnu-withGDC.sh
 What path do you want to install GDC to? gdc
 Failed to install Tango core
 [root localhost Desktop]# ls gdc
 bin/  include/  lib/  libexec/  man/
 
 {manual setting of PATH and running of install-gdc.sh}
 
 gdmd ...
 
 {no includes found}
 {obtain include files via tar source copy - PS: Broken links on download 
 page again}
 
 gdmd ... -I/path/to/tango
 
 Unsupported environment; neither Win32 or Posix is declared
 /home/jhouse/tango-0.99.1-src/tango/sys/Common.d:79: static assert  is 
 false
 Unsupported environment; neither Win32 or Posix is declared
 /home/jhouse/tango-0.99.1-src/tango/sys/Common.d:79: static assert  is 
 false
 /home/jhouse/tango-0.99.1-src/tango/core/Thread.di:259: Error: 
 identifier 'TLSKey' is not defined
 /home/jhouse/tango-0.99.1-src/tango/core/Thread.di:259: Error: TLSKey is 
 used as a type

Well, for Linux, you have to specify -version=Posix You might find it a lot faster to take some of these questions to the IRC channels? They're noted on the "contact us" page on the Tango website
Sep 19 2007