Performance dmd vs ldc2

John Colvin john.loughran.colvin at
Tue Jul 30 09:11:26 PDT 2013

On Tuesday, 30 July 2013 at 09:10:24 UTC, Temtaime wrote:
> I have a little question..
> Why Digital Mars doesn't uses LLVM for backend and develops 
> their own performance killer ?
> Is someone contact with them to drop out their backend ?

It's not going to happen (any time soon at least).

Luckily, we have ldc and gdc for faster executables. They share 
the same frontend as dmd (with some modifications) and the 
differences are closing all the time.

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