including C headers

Joakim dlang at
Fri Mar 16 02:20:12 UTC 2018

On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 21:27:17 UTC, tim wrote:
> On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 14:39:16 UTC, kinke wrote:
>> On Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 13:49:28 UTC, tim wrote:
>>> what prevents LDC from accepting a new import statement to 
>>> directly import C headers without the need to convert them to 
>>> D first?
>>> given the progress in -betterC it greatly simplify gradual D 
>>> rewrites of C software into D.
>> See for an LDC fork aiming 
>> at providing this functionality (not just C headers, C++ ones 
>> to).
> sorry i forgot to mention calypso, i was aware of it. but from 
> what i understand it aims to provide c++ interop which is 
> probably much harder.
> the question was aiming at the question how complex C only 
> support is and if its not a low hanging fruit.

There's talk that one of the companies using D is working on 
this, and may present it at DConf, in six weeks:

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