D as System Language

Paulo Pinto via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Mon Mar 30 11:00:24 PDT 2015

On Monday, 30 March 2015 at 15:42:46 UTC, weaselcat wrote:
> On Monday, 30 March 2015 at 15:32:25 UTC, Columbus wrote:
>> I'm not so much into the D Projects, but am familiar with the
>> concepts of the language.
>> I want to use D as the language of a hobby operating system.
>> There isn't much documentation about doing so, and the question
>> already got asked: "When D is a system language, why hasn't
>> anyone made an OS in it yet?".
>> So I ask it again, maybe a bit differently:
>> "Is there usefull documentation about using D as OS language?"
>> I know there's https://github.com/xomboverlord , but this is 
>> for
>> D1, and didn't get updated to D2.
>> It won't get updated by me (in the near future), because I 
>> don't
>> know enough of D and the inner workings of it, to do such a 
>> thing.
>> For your interest: At first, the OS should run on x86_64.
>> Don't expect any repositories hosted by me about an OS in D, 
>> it's
>> just a hobbyistic interest of me.
> https://github.com/xomboverlord/xomb

xomboverlord happens to be Steve Klabnik, now on the Rust team.

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