Post increment and decrement

Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Fri Mar 20 17:42:21 PDT 2015

On 3/20/15 3:52 PM, welkam wrote:
> On Friday, 20 March 2015 at 22:01:35 UTC, deadalnix wrote:
>> Now end up you data gathering :
>> Turn them around (sed can do that for you), recompile, benchmark, and
>> see that it does not change anything at the end.
> I do not know exact implementation of D compiler but I guess it
> generates code and then optimises it away. If thats the case then you
> slow down your compilation unnecessarily. Also having language construct
> that is being used only 15% of the time correctly is not great. And D
> has foreach. In C++ world this is even worse.
> Is this a big problem? Not really, but its still a problem.

Are you sure you're not missing the part where D's ++var and var++ 
generate identical code if the result isn't taken? -- Andrei

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