How to get to a class initializer through introspection?

Adam D. Ruppe destructionator at
Mon Aug 3 14:35:27 UTC 2020

On Monday, 3 August 2020 at 08:04:16 UTC, Johan wrote:

I'm not sure that is a virtual call once it is compiled - it 
ought to be a candidate for devirtualization and/or inlining 
since the typeinfo class instance is known at compile time. idk 
if the implementation actually does that though. The druntime 
method isn't marked final (it probably could be... the compiler 
puts out different instances of this object, not different 
subclasses) but still something like ldc's lto ought to be able 
to figure it out.

Regardless, yeah, the pragma(mangle) trick can probably help you 
here too at least as a hacky solution. Let me know if you figure 
out the incantation to make ldc accept it, or if I come back to 
it I'll let you know the solution here too. But for dmd it is 

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