December 07
I'd like to add an attribute to indicate that the annotated function is only available at compile time so that in cases where the operation is invalid at runtime (strings and concatenation on a GPU for instance) but the result is only used at compile time (for a mixin) the compiler is free to not codegen that function.

I can add this to LDC pretty easily, but does anyone else have a use for this (e.g. shrinking binary sizes for mixin heavy codebases) and would benefit having this as a standard thing?
December 07
On Thursday, 7 December 2017 at 01:18:04 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote:
> I'd like to add an attribute to indicate that the annotated function is only available at compile time so that in cases where the operation is invalid at runtime (strings and concatenation on a GPU for instance) but the result is only used at compile time (for a mixin) the compiler is free to not codegen that function.
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> I can add this to LDC pretty easily, but does anyone else have a use for this (e.g. shrinking binary sizes for mixin heavy codebases) and would benefit having this as a standard thing?

Urgh, this was meant for general. I'll post it there. Please ignore this.