dub-fetch - Manually retrieves and caches a package
dub fetch <package>[@<version-spec>] OPTIONS...
Note: Use "dub add <dependency>" if you just want to use a certain package as a dependency, you don't have to explicitly fetch packages.
Explicit retrieval/removal of packages is only needed when you want to put packages in a place where several applications can share them. If you just have a dependency to add, use the
add command. Dub will do the rest for you.
Without specified options, placement/removal will default to a user wide shared location.
Complete applications can be retrieved and run easily by e.g.
$ dub fetch vibelog --cache=local
$ dub run vibelog --cache=local
This will grab all needed dependencies and compile and run the application.
- Use the specified version/branch instead of the latest available match The remove command also accepts "*" here as a wildcard to remove all versions of the package from the specified location
- Deprecated option that does nothing
- DUB succeeded
- usage errors, unknown command line flags
- package not found, package failed to load, miscellaneous error
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Created: August 5, 2022