[dmd-beta] D2 beta status
walter at digitalmars.com
Tue Feb 14 11:46:19 PST 2012
On 2/14/2012 6:22 AM, Martin Nowak wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Feb 2012 21:44:28 +0100, Walter Bright <walter at digitalmars.com> wrote:
> With respect to being a successor of 2.057 the changelog looks impressive.
> I'm only aware of one further regression in phobos.
> So this would be a fairly good release for RELEASE (2.057) users.
> With respect to being the release of the current development version going
> back and forth between the import behavior will cause people to fix code they
> have written since January because of reintroduced compiler bugs.
> So this is going to be a disappointing release for HEAD users.
> | 2.058b4 | 2.058b4 + quickfixes | 2.058b4 + real fixing
> 2.057 users | :| | :| | :(
> HEAD users | :@ | :( | ;)
> dmd | :| | :( | :|
> Doing a real fix would take about 2-3 days for implementation/testing and 1-2
> weeks beta.
> Import bugs: 313,314,625,1504,2401,2991,3254,5411,5412,6307,6554,7496
> Protection bugs: 143,1161,1238,1441,1754,2225,2775,2830,6180
The big problem with the import fixes was the inadequate test suite, which
failed to reveal that the fixes fundamentally did not work.
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