DMD compilation speed

Martin Nowak via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Tue Mar 31 12:19:01 PDT 2015

On 03/31/2015 05:51 AM, deadalnix wrote:
> Yes, compiler to perform significantly better with GC than with other
> memory management strategy. Ironically, I think that weighted a bit too
> much in favor of GC for language design in the general case.

Why? Compilers use a lot of long-lived data structures (AST, metadata)
which is particularly bad for a conservative GC.
Any evidence to the contrary?

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