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digitalmars.D - Dfront status?

reply Gordon James Miller <gmiller bittwiddlers.com> writes:
Hello all,

I've played around a bit with D over the past year or so and absolutely 
love the language.  I first started working with D under Linux and so 
was able to use the available Linux version.  I have started using the 
MacOSX and I haven't been thrilled with my experiences with gdc.

Anyway, I've long thought that writing to C/C++ and then using the 
native compiler was the better way to go and after doing some googling, 
saw that there was some talk about a 'dfront' compiler that would 
generate C/C++.  Does anyone know the status of this?  Was there any 
source code that was generated and is open source?

Thanks
Gordon Miller
Mar 07 2005
parent J C Calvarese <jcc7 cox.net> writes:
In article <d0iuur$rih$1 digitaldaemon.com>, Gordon James Miller says...
Anyway, I've long thought that writing to C/C++ and then using the 
native compiler was the better way to go and after doing some googling, 
saw that there was some talk about a 'dfront' compiler that would 
generate C/C++.  Does anyone know the status of this?  Was there any 
source code that was generated and is open source?

Thanks
Gordon Miller

I think it was all just talk. A nice idea, but no one actually attempted it. (Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.) I'm pretty sure that if someone were to write a "dfront" program it would be popular around here and many people would try using it. jcc7
Mar 08 2005