Proposal for custom time string formatting in std.datetime

Walter Bright newshound2 at
Thu Dec 22 18:16:52 PST 2011

On 12/22/2011 10:13 AM, Jonathan M Davis wrote:
> It can be, and it is. Previously, there were issues compiling it on Windows
> which caused the compiler to run out of memory. So, I added a version
> identifier for the unit tests which was disable on Windows. Those issues have
> been fixed, so the version identifier is now always enabled. I left it in,
> because it made Don's life easier when he was trying to reduce compiler bugs
> (since, without the unit tests, less gets pulled in, and less of std.datetime
> gets instantiated). The version identifier could be removed, but the ease of
> disabling the unit tests if necessary merited leaving it in.

I can't run the unittests on my old FreeBSD machine because it runs out of 
memory on std.datetime.

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