Octal-like integer literals

Andrej Mitrovic andrej.mitrovich at gmail.com
Sat Feb 11 10:43:48 PST 2012

On 2/11/12, H. S. Teoh <hsteoh at quickfur.ath.cx> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 06:48:20PM +0100, Andrej Mitrovic wrote:
>> Octals are going away, the use of them in Phobos have been removed and
>> Walter confirmed this too afaik.
> So the question is, how will things like "0744" and "098" be interpreted
> once octals have gone away? Will they still be rejected by the compiler?

module test;

void main()
    auto x = 0744;

$ dmd test.d
$ test.d(5): octal literals 0744 are deprecated, use std.conv.octal!744 instead

You can only use them with the -d switch.

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