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digitalmars.D.bugs - [Issue 21664] New: Unsafe global initializer causes undefined


          Issue ID: 21664
           Summary: Unsafe global initializer causes undefined behavior in
                     safe code
           Product: D
           Version: D2
          Hardware: All
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P1
         Component: dmd
          Assignee: nobody puremagic.com
          Reporter: snarwin+bugzilla gmail.com

As of DMD 2.095.0, the following program compiles and exhibits undefined
behavior at runtime:

int* p = cast(int*) 0xDEADBEEF;
void main()  safe
    int n = *p;

To prevent this, the compiler must forbid access to global variables in  safe
code unless it can prove that they have safe values. [1]

[1] https://dlang.org/spec/function.html#safe-values

Feb 25 2021