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D.gnu - Any plans for gdc (D2) releases?

reply Nick Treleaven <nospam example.net> writes:
Hi,
Personally I haven't built GDC but I'm really pleased about the work done 
to support D2, which appears up to date with DMD. I'm wondering are there 
plans to make tarball releases or is GDC not stable enough?

I think if there were official releases it would be a step towards 
including GDC D2 in distros, which would be amazing to be able to easily 
install a completely open source D2 compiler.

Thanks,
Nick
Mar 17 2011
parent reply dsimcha <dsimcha yahoo.com> writes:
== Quote from Nick Treleaven (nospam example.net)'s article
 Hi,
 Personally I haven't built GDC but I'm really pleased about the work done
 to support D2, which appears up to date with DMD. I'm wondering are there
 plans to make tarball releases or is GDC not stable enough?
 I think if there were official releases it would be a step towards
 including GDC D2 in distros, which would be amazing to be able to easily
 install a completely open source D2 compiler.
 Thanks,
 Nick

I don't think it's quite stable enough yet. Progress is definitely being made, but testing a few libs I wrote on it reveals several showstopper bugs, which I've filed reports for. I doubt very many decent-sized projects would compile and pass unittests with GDC w/o exposing any bugs yet.
Mar 17 2011
parent Nick Treleaven <nospam example.net> writes:
On Thu, 17 Mar 2011 18:23:00 +0000, dsimcha wrote:

 I don't think it's quite stable enough yet.  Progress is definitely
 being made, but testing a few libs I wrote on it reveals several
 showstopper bugs, which I've filed reports for.  I doubt very many
 decent-sized projects would compile and pass unittests with GDC w/o
 exposing any bugs yet.

OK, thanks for the info. Keep up the good work (whether working on it or testing it)!
Mar 18 2011