[dmd-beta] Getting Beta: dmd 1.067 and 2.052 beta

David Simcha dsimcha at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 07:47:57 PST 2011

Unfortunately I just found two new regressions:


On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 10:15 AM, David Simcha <dsimcha at gmail.com> wrote:

> Never mind, I figured it out.  You just have to pass the linker the name of
> the lib, put it in a lib directory, etc.
> Correct:
> Have a library named libfoo.a in lib32 and one in lib64.
> Pass -L-lfoo
> Incorrect:
> Have a library named foo32.a and one named foo64.a
> Pass -L/somedirectory/foo32.a -L/somedirectory/foo64.a
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 9:17 AM, David Simcha <dsimcha at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  Awesome.  I just retested on a total of ~30-40 kloc from various projects
>> I've worked on and, as far as I can tell, *everything works*.  One
>> question, though.  This is a how-to question, not a bug or anything.
>> Sometimes when I don't need huge address space I may want to be able to
>> build in both 32 mode and 64 mode, benchmark and use whichever's faster.
>> (32 mode may be faster b/c it wastes less cache space, 64 may be faster b/c
>> it has more registers).  I see for Phobos you have managed to get the linker
>> to ignore 32-bit libs that it's passed when in 64-bit mode and vice-versa.
>> However, when I pass other 64-bit libs in 32-bit mode and vice-versa,
>> linking still fails.  Is there something I need to do besides have the
>> --no-warn-search-mismatch flag in dmd.conf to get this to work?
>> On 2/16/2011 4:46 AM, Walter Bright wrote:
>> round up of more disastrous 64 bit bugs fixed
>> http://ftp.digitalmars.com/dmd1beta.zip
>> http://ftp.digitalmars.com/dmd2beta.zip
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