On 29 January 2016 at 21:14, Tofu Ninja via Digitalmars-d-announce <
> On Friday, 29 January 2016 at 18:13:21 UTC, Iain Buclaw wrote:
>> On 29 Jan 2016 6:55 pm, "Tofu Ninja via Digitalmars-d-announce" <
>> firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> On Monday, 25 January 2016 at 02:37:40 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
>>>> Hot off the press! http://wiki.dlang.org/Vision/2016H1 -- Andrei
>>> Just out of curiosity, is getting the different compilers in sync still a
>> priority? Right now we have dmd at 2.070, ldc at 2.068. and gdc at 2.066.
>> If anyone wants to help out...
>> I have to also juggle working on GCC and GDB. :-)
>> When gdc reaches 2.068 (GCC 7.1 is the target release next year) - expect
>> it to stay there for a while...
> It would be nice if keeping them in sync was a priority, I would love to
> use GDC so I could use GDB, but not having the latest fixes is simply not
> worth it. Even simple things dont work when you go back just a few
> versions, like in 2.066 isForwardRange is not correct and does not work
> properly, something as simple as that does not work. Not to mention using
> the new stuff like allocators.
How much of it actually depends on the compiler though? I'd be a little
surprised if we couldn't backport at least 80% of phobos to 2.067/2.068
with zero changes.