LDC 0.14.0 alpha1 released! Please help test!

John via digitalmars-d-ldc digitalmars-d-ldc at puremagic.com
Sat Aug 2 19:18:46 PDT 2014

On Saturday, 2 August 2014 at 23:22:35 UTC, bearophile wrote:
> What kind of executable sizes are you seeing? Like, what's the 
> size for a hello world with writeln on a 64 bit Ubuntu?

helloworld.d with writeln
dmd 472 KB
ldc 286 KB

stopwatch example from 
dmd  1.1 MB
ldc  322 KB

The ldc version of stopwatch runs more than 10x faster.

And the Average times displayed by the stopwatch is crazy:
(dmd) Average time: 4000.00 hnsecs (approx)
(ldc) Average time:    1.00 hnsecs (approx)

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