On 12 March 2014 19:34, Michel Fortin <michel.for...@michelf.ca> wrote:
> On 2014-03-12 17:53:35 +0000, Andrei Alexandrescu
> <seewebsiteforem...@erdani.org> said:
>> On 3/12/14, 12:15 AM, Jacob Carlborg wrote:
>>> On Wednesday, 12 March 2014 at 01:45:38 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
>>>> Great. Jacob, what's your plan to take this forward? We're very
>>>> interested in merging this as part of the official D compiler.
>>> In theory I could create a pull request tonight. It depends on what
>>> state we need the language support to be in. As I said exceptions are
>>> missing on 64bit. But on the other hand when support for C++ was
>>> introduced in D it had very limited support.
>>> One idea is to merge the changes but wait with enabling the languages
>>> changes. The test machines could run the tests with the changes enabled.
>> I'll defer to domain experts on this one. Please advise.
> If the compiler is going to be converted to the D language (how is that
> progressing?), it'd probably be better to merge before that, otherwise it'll
> be a lot of work to port all those changes.
Daniel's DDMD conversion tool is on github, you could run it through
that to get most of the legwork converted over I guess?