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

David Simcha dsimcha at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 19:25:05 PST 2011

That's ok.  Rest assured, I would never use hardware that ancient and 
crappy for anything computationally intensive enough to require 64-bit.  
The fact that it took till now to find this bug says a lot about the 
hardware in question.

On 2/16/2011 8:01 PM, Walter Bright wrote:
> David Simcha wrote:
>> And I guess I should post here, too just to make sure it's not 
>> overlooked because it's kind of important if any other poor bastards 
>> are running hardware as ancient as the oldest 64-bit compute node 
>> around here:
>> http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=5597
>> Based on comparing cpuinfo for where this works vs. where it doesn't, 
>> I think it's related to the lahf instruction, which isn't present on 
>> some first-gen 64 CPUs.
> I found the problem and the solution, but it'll take me a bit to fix 
> it as I'm going to nwcpp tonight.
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