Is there any language that native-compiles faster than D?

Andrei Alexandrescu SeeWebsiteForEmail at
Thu Aug 20 22:20:19 UTC 2020

On 8/20/20 4:50 PM, Per Nordlöw wrote:
> After having evaluated the compilation speed of D compared to other 
> languages at
> I wonder; is there any language that compiles to native code anywhere 
> nearly as fast or faster than D, except C?
> If so it most likely needs to use a backend other than LLVM.
> I believe Jai is supposed to do that but it hasn't been released yet.

I tried Python a while ago, the build-run cycle for a simple program was 
about the same. For Perl it was faster.

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