Why DMD is so slow?
fraserofthenight at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 05:23:07 PDT 2008
Unknown W. Brackets wrote:
> As everyone has said, these are problems in DMD and DMC.
> DMD is not a bad compiler, but it doesn't have all of the optimizations
> that some other compilers are. For example, Microsoft's cl and Intel's
> icc might possibly beat gcc at this too (although they don't currently
> compile D code.)
> Anyway, it's a matter of priorities. Improving the performance of DMD
> compiled programs is great, but making the D language work is more
> important. If GDC can do a good optimization job, that's great for it
Which is why I think the LLVM project is so important. Many languages ->
one optimizer -> many targets
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