unittests are really part of the build, not a special run

Rikki Cattermole via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Mon Mar 30 18:16:56 PDT 2015

On 31/03/2015 2:07 p.m., deadalnix wrote:
> On Tuesday, 31 March 2015 at 00:49:41 UTC, Rikki Cattermole wrote:
>> On 31/03/2015 1:08 p.m., deadalnix wrote:
>>> That would be great if we could JIT the unitests at build time...
>> While we are at it, how about improving CTFE to be fully JIT'd and
>> support calling external code? That way it is only a small leap to add
>> unittests to be CTFE'd.
> I wouldn't go that far as to add external calls into CTFE, but yeah,
> that's pretty much the way I see things going.

Yeah, there is a lot of pros and cons to adding it. But the thing is, we 
are not pushing CTFE as far as it can go. We really aren't. And in some 
ways I like it. It makes it actually easier to work with in a lot of ways.

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