D for safety critical applications

Imperatorn johan_forsberg_86 at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 9 10:07:47 UTC 2021

On Tuesday, 9 February 2021 at 09:39:50 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
> On 2/8/2021 3:09 AM, Imperatorn wrote:
>> Talking with some colleges. They have some questions regarding 
>> D:
>> 1. Is D ready for prime time á la safety critical applications?
>> (I guess they mean GDC on ARM for example)
> Sure. It's far better than C is. The biggest impact is simply 
> having array overflow detection. There's a lot more, too, such 
> as protections against uninitialized variables and pointers to 
> expired stack frames.
>> 2. Are there any plans to make a certified compiler?
> Not at the moment.

Splendid! I'll try to convince my colleagues to try it 🐢

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