Associative arrays give compile error

Denis Koroskin 2korden at
Tue Oct 5 03:45:49 PDT 2010

On Tue, 05 Oct 2010 14:23:47 +0400, Bob Cowdery <bob at>  

>  I can't seem to get any sense out of associative arrays. Even the
> simplest definition won't compile so I must be doing something daft.
> int[string] aa = ["hello":42];
> Error: non-constant expression ["hello":42]
> What exactly is not constant about this. The example is straight out the
> book. Using D 2.0.
> bob

What exactly compiler version are you using (run dmd with no args)?
Works perfectly fine here (dmd2.049).

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