dmd makes D appear slow

Rikki Cattermole via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Fri May 29 20:38:12 PDT 2015

On 30/05/2015 3:36 p.m., weaselcat wrote:
> On Saturday, 30 May 2015 at 03:24:45 UTC, Rikki Cattermole wrote:
>> Both you and ketmer are evil.
>> I'm liking these ideas...
>> Now we just need some pretty and nice packages for e.g. Windows for
>> ldc with debugger full support and we will be good.
>> Last time I looked llvm still needs a lot of work for Windows
>> unfortunately. It may be time to direct some people to help them out ;)
> LDC seemed to work for the author of the blog on windows after fixing a
> path issue. After a quick look in the LDC NG, it seems to be mostly(?)
> working.
> It feels like GDC/LDC are fragmented from the main D community which
> isn't good due to an already not-so-large community. Outside of manually
> going to check their issue trackers it's hard to know what's going on
> with them.
> Bye,

Even as of a few months ago LLVM wasn't fully working on 64bit Windows.
The llvm debugger had a long way to go for it.

So hopefully its come along way since then :)

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