Daniel Murphy yebblies at nospamgmail.com
Mon Feb 13 09:22:50 PST 2012

"Iain Buclaw" <ibuclaw at ubuntu.com> wrote in message 
news:mailman.288.1329151783.20196.digitalmars-d at puremagic.com...
> It's the fact that it does *nothing* to change code generation, as D
> code compiles down to the same as C equivalent.

Isn't that what a C backend is supposed to do?

> Code represented like that is exactly what gdc emits to it's backend
> for your example, albeit, a in a little bit more simplified language
> (and a little bit more optimized once it goes through all codegen
> passes =)

That's a good point.  Maybe this effort would be better spent trying to 
build avr-gdc instead of the compiler centipede. 

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