DIP 1024---Shared Atomics---Accepted

Walter Bright newshound2 at digitalmars.com
Thu Jan 2 23:19:53 UTC 2020

On 1/2/2020 4:17 AM, Manu wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 2, 2020 at 7:45 PM Walter Bright via
> Digitalmars-d-announce <digitalmars-d-announce at puremagic.com> wrote:
>> On 1/2/2020 12:01 AM, Manu wrote:
>>> Quick quick, we need a PR to issue deprecation messages for those
>>> invalid read/writes! :)
>> It's already been merged!
>> https://github.com/dlang/dmd/pull/10209
>> Some really fast work there :-)
> Doesn't the acceptance of the DIP suggest that it should no longer be
> `-preview`; it should be enabled and an option to disable the feature
> via `-revert` should be introduced?

We switch to -revert after some time has passed (a year or two) so people have 
time to adapt.

> Or short of that, a deprecation message should be emit when compiling?

I'm not sure that's necessary with the preview/revert switches.

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