X86_mscoff / x86_64 as default for dub projects (windows)
rikki at cattermole.co.nz
Fri Dec 7 06:52:41 UTC 2018
On 07/12/2018 11:50 AM, Basile B. wrote:
> On Thursday, 6 December 2018 at 17:58:17 UTC, Andre Pany wrote:
>> 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
>> Kind regards
> 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.
Agreed we should hold off until mingw + lld stuff gain more maturity.
Then we can swap over fully with minimal pain.
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