Compiler is calling `_memset64` in betterC
snarwin at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 14:23:20 UTC 2020
On Monday, 19 October 2020 at 14:07:38 UTC, matheus wrote:
> On Sunday, 18 October 2020 at 19:24:28 UTC, Ferhat Kurtulmuş
>>> I plan to start a project in reasonable size, I wonder if I
>>> should really use betterC... if I encounter a bug like this,
>>> will I be stuck at it?
>> The bug report says, it is a dmd specific problem, and LDC, my
>> favorite d compiler, works well (tried it).
> So the "first party" compiler has a bug while the "third party"
> one works. That's weird.
> I would expect the other way around.
This is more or less the norm for backend issues in D.
The ldc and gdc backends are shared with clang and gcc, so they
are very well-maintained and bugs in them tend to get fixed
quickly. The dmd backend, on the other hand, is maintained by
only a small handful of people.
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