[Bug 77] New: After a compile error occurs, all template instances fail
dac at nospam.com.au
Sat Apr 1 10:35:11 PST 2006
Walter Bright wrote:
> d-bugmail at puremagic.com wrote:
>> And with a real project, thousands of lines of incorrect error
>> messages can be
>> generated by a single typo! In fact, I now encounter this bug every
>> time I get
>> any error message at all. I'd rank it as the most annoying bug in DMD. I
>> consider this severity=major -- I've had to temporarily abandon some
>> of my
>> metaprogramming work because of it.
> I actually put this in at your suggestion - you suggested that once
> templates had an error, it was pointless to continue trying to expand
> them because of a blizzard of cascading errors. I can change it so it
> just quits on first template error?
Oh no! You're telling me it's my fault! I was actually referring to the
old erroneous blizzard that used to occur. I thought this was the same
one. Best I think would be to continue to compile, but limit the max
number of errors.
(quietly dying of shame)
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