DMD compilation speed

deadalnix via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Tue Mar 31 12:41:13 PDT 2015

On Tuesday, 31 March 2015 at 19:19:23 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote:
> 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?

The graph is not acyclic, which makes it even worse for anything 

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