Properties set/get huge speed difference?

Lars Ivar Igesund larsivar at
Mon Oct 9 11:59:16 PDT 2006

%u wrote:

>> although the program compiled with dmd is slower (0.20s) than gdc, this
>> doesn't concern me now. "final" works in dmd, both gets/sets have the
>> same speed.
> I thought D was supposed to automatically make all methods final that
> aren't changed by a subclass?

How could the compiler know that? The class might be put into a library, and
subclassed in an application (a very common use case) or other library.

Lars Ivar Igesund
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DSource & #D: larsivi

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