DMD 64-bit Windows

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Thu Mar 30 22:42:08 PDT 2017

On Friday, 11 November 2016 at 17:04:08 UTC, Mario Silva wrote:
> On Thursday, 10 November 2016 at 10:24:43 UTC, Rene Zwanenburg 
> wrote:
>> On Thursday, 10 November 2016 at 09:35:00 UTC, Mario Silva 
>> wrote:
>>> I haven't tried it yet, but I would want to avoid changing 
>>> the compiler at this point, since we already have all our 
>>> tooling build around DMD.
>>> That is why I'm asking specifically about the state of the 
>>> 64-bit windows version of DMD.
>> There is no official 64 bit build of DMD, but it's quite easy 
>> to make one yourself using Digger:
>> Since the 64 bit build is not automatically tested master will 
>> sometimes fail to compile, but sticking to releases always 
>> works for me so far.
> Thanks all for the info, I build it locally as suggested.
> Still not sure why there is not an official release it since it 
> is already being supported. I would suggest doing it so if 
> possible.

I second that. Either add a dmdx64.exe to the regular release or 
create a new package for it. It would be very nice to have. If we 
have to build it ourselves then it means that who ever builds x86 
can do it too and add it to the package quite easily.

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