Is DMD still not inlining "inline asm"?

rempas rempas at
Thu Nov 11 17:29:33 UTC 2021

On Thursday, 11 November 2021 at 13:22:15 UTC, Basile B. wrote:
> Yes, this is still the case. A particularity of DMD inliner is 
> that it does its job in the front-end, so inlining asm is 
> totally impossible. Then, even if inlining was done in the 
> backend inlining of asm would not be guaranteed because the 
> byte code is generated at a very late stag, which causes 
> problem with the registry allocator, the preservation of the 
> stack, etc.
> For example ldc2 does not inline a trival asm func 
> As for now, I know no compiler that can do that.

What? Not even GCC or Clang? Someone said that LDC2 does it with 
two ways in the thread I linked

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