newCTFE Status September 2019

Simen Kjærås simen.kjaras at
Thu Sep 5 07:49:31 UTC 2019

On Thursday, 5 September 2019 at 07:33:21 UTC, Stefan Koch wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> The issues with closures seem to be resolved.
> It turns out it was not an issue with the closure handling but 
> it failed for non-explicitly initialized structs.
> While running my tests I discovered that I forgot to implement 
> exception-handling :-/.
> That's why I am currently working on implementing it.
> Since personally I do _try_ to avoid Exceptions.
> I do not have a good mental model of them.
> Therefore Implementing them might take a while until it's 
> correct.
> Currently I am trying to model a thrown Exception with a 
> specially flagged return value, which will go up into the 
> catch-clause-stack instead, of being returned to the caller.
> The implementation is work in progress, so there are no 
> experimental results yet.
> If anyone sees a flaw in this model, please alert me to it.
> Cheers,
> Stefan
> P.S. your support is always appreciated.

Always happy to see these updates - you're doing great and 
important work! :)


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