[GSoC] 'Independency of D from the C Standard Library' progress and update thread

12345swordy alexanderheistermann at gmail.com
Thu Sep 5 20:16:24 UTC 2019

On Thursday, 5 September 2019 at 17:56:07 UTC, Stefanos Baziotis 
> On Thursday, 5 September 2019 at 17:30:54 UTC, 12345swordy 
> wrote:
>> Is the implementation of memory allocation of the C standard 
>> library ever going to be achieved?
>> - Alex
> It depends on what you mean "achieved". Let me state some 
> questions:
> - Why do you want that memory allocator ?
> - What this allocator should be able to achieve ?
> - Why the libc one is not appropriate for the job ?
> - Why no other allocator is appropriate for the job ?
> - Can we create and maintain this allocator ?
> These questions are presented humbly. And they are important.
> The fact that I did not set and answer such questions firstly 
> _to myself_
> for the first part of the project, meant that I did the project 
> twice,
> yet all this work was just thrown away as far as the D 
> community is concerned.
> - Stefanos

- It is easier to debug and read in the d langauge then in the c 
- I was shown faster memory allocation speed compared to libc.
- other memory allocator are not part of d langauge standard 

Most importantly a yet another disappointed development I seen in 
regards to the development of the d language.

- Alex

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