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Nim ships latest nimble rather than stable #11402

genotrance opened this issue Jun 5, 2019 · 1 comment


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commented Jun 5, 2019

Latest 0.19.6 release ships with the latest version of Nimble at the time rather than stable. This version still has a few issues which were recently fixed in 0.10.2.

Since Nim is built after cloning from git typically, following line is always true.


Line 626 in fc4f080


Seems like Nim has not shipped stable nimble in a while.

cc @dom96


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commented Jun 5, 2019

Since Nim is built after cloning from git typically

Well no, the idea is that if you git clone you want bleeding edge. We can change this of course, since it came up before, but it's not a bug, it's by design.

EDIT: We changed how it works. Hopefully for the better.

Araq added a commit that referenced this issue Jun 5, 2019

refs #11402; now koch ships a fixed version of Nimble so that the con…
…nection between Nim and Nimble version is obvious when you do 'git checkout v0.20' in Nim's repo

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