Visual D debugger tuple _expand_field

Arjan arjan at
Mon Feb 24 12:07:45 UTC 2020

On Sunday, 23 February 2020 at 17:22:13 UTC, Rainer Schuetze 
> On 20/02/2020 23:03, BetaDamnit wrote:
>> _expand_field
>> takes up a huge amount of space for no reason. I think tuple 
>> scan be safely listed like arrays. We know they are tuples, no 
>> need to display _expand_field=, it just takes up a lot of 
>> space in the display for no reason, specially if there are 
>> several elements in the tuple.
> This is the result of the compiler lowering the tuple to a 
> number of variables __<varname>_field_<index>. No info is 
> generated about this being a structure-like compound.
> I have added support to the debugger to recombine these 
> variables to an expandable array, but it wasn't actually 
> trivial: 
> It will be in the next release.

Rainer, you worth more money! Thank you for your relentless 
effort and support, it is highly appreciated, at least by me.

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