On Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 14:59:09 UTC, Daniel Murphy wrote:
Meh, sure. But this feels just as difficult as switching to a
simple bytecode, without all the benefits.
I am currently designing an IR to feed into the CTFE Evaluator.
I am aware that this could potentially make it harder to get
things merged since DMD already has the glue-layer.
However I do think that the benefits outweigh the drawbacks by
Especially when one looks at the possibility to eventually plug
llvm or the gcc-jit in.
My CTFE needs are rather heavy weight. So I will go for a
solution that can support this.
I believe the pressure on CTFE performance will increase as soon
as the preformance increases. Since this will enable much more
I.E. running a query optimizer at compile-time.