X86_mscoff / x86_64 as default for dub projects (windows)

Basile B. b2.temp at gmx.com
Thu Dec 6 22:50:25 UTC 2018

On Thursday, 6 December 2018 at 17:58:17 UTC, Andre Pany wrote:
> Hi,
> This is mostly interesting for windows developers. What is your 
> opinion of switching to architecture x86_mscoff or x86_64 as 
> default on windows?
> To be pretty clear, you still can compile to x86 OMF by setting 
> the default architecture either in settings.json or as command 
> line argument. The proposal is just to set another default.
> This is now possible as DMD and LDC comes with lld and the 
> needed libraries.
> Kind regards
> Andre

I'd  wish this too (i also wish DWARF info in mscoff). 
Unfortunately last time i tried to built DCD using -m64 (and 
MINGW stuff + LLD) the resulting PE crashed, so maybe there are 
problems to fix before switching.

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