On 10/19/2016 10:05 AM, Gary Willoughby wrote:
D was doing well but in the larger examples the D compiler crashed: "Error: more
than 32767 symbols in object file".
The article didn't say it crashed.
That message only occurs for Win32 object files - it's a limitation of the OMF
file format. We could change the object file format, but:
1. that means changing optlink, too, which is a more formidable task
2. the source file was a machine generated contrived one with 100,000 functions
it in - not terribly likely to happen in a real case
3. I don't think Win32 has much of a future and is unlikely to be worth the