What's the current state of D?

Christopher Wright dhasenan at gmail.com
Sun May 10 06:39:50 PDT 2009

torhu wrote:
> On 10.05.2009 00:05, mpt wrote:
>> I keep making 2 mistakes in my D programs, and fixing them feels
>> troublesome.
>> 1. Null references. I get a segfault and gdb is useless (ldc thing 
>> maybe).
>> 2. Exceptions. It prints the msg nicely, but it's unhelpful in tracing
>> the real cause of error.
>> Shouldn't there be an automatic null check for references and stack
>> traces? Sometimes I think I'm using the wrong tool as others have
>> solutions for these.
> Tango trunk has stacktrace functionality for both Windows and linux I 
> think.  There's also a Phobos backtrace patch.

Though the Linux one just prints out the addresses and not the line 
numbers. Licensing issues with linking to libbfd to extract that 

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