A Few More Quick Tips#
-cleanto the command line to do a clean build:
dylan-compiler -build -clean /my/project.lid
However, note that there are bugs related to the
-cleanflag so deleting the
_builddirectory may be preferable.
dylan-compiler -helpto see all the options. Options that don’t take an argument may be negated by adding “no”. e.g. -nologo
-buildoption builds an executable unless you add this line to your .lid file:
If you miss having rich command line history and similar features, use
You should now have enough information to start working on your Dylan
project. The next few sections go into more detail on using
dylan-compiler, which also has an interactive mode that can make
the edit/build/debug cycle a bit faster. Or if you’re an Emacs user
you may prefer to jump directly to the section on the
Dylan Interactor Mode for Emacs (DIME).