The dmd backend should generate .pdb files for visual studio.

bachmeier no at
Sat Feb 20 16:48:43 UTC 2021

On Saturday, 20 February 2021 at 16:12:52 UTC, 12345swordy wrote:
> I think it time for dmd to do so, as the backend is currently 
> opensource. The fine folks at llvm created documentation for 
> the PDB file.
> By doing so, the visual studio debugging experience would be 
> much smoother as the debugging information is now generated for 
> types correctly, without having to rely on converting the dwarf 
> information into a .pdb file.
> Anyone else interested in generating .pdb files?
> -Alex

Doesn't it already do that?

(Maybe I'm not understanding.)

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