D + LLVM?
ao at pathlink.com
Wed May 30 22:07:27 PDT 2007
Reply to Daniel,
> I've thought about it a few times. At this stage, I think it would be
> really good to have a second, completely independent implementation of
> D that doesn't depend on the DMD front-end.
> What I'd really like to write is a very simple, easily modified D
> compiler that spits out LLVM bytecode so that new language features
> could be prototyped.
> Maybe one of these days :P
> -- Daniel
You just quoted the comment out of the top of a program I'm working on.
It's just a lexer at this point and the target is to also build the back
end (or ends), but other other than that you and I are thinking along
the same lines.
 I've /only/ been working on it for like a year so I should be done soon
 What can I say, I'm writing a COMPILER for fun. Don't say it, I've all
ready been told I'm nuts.
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