February 10
On 2/3/2019 3:41 AM, Andre Pany wrote:
> As far as I understand, it is technically possible to provide a 64 bit dmd which defaults to x86_64 for windows. The release pipeline needs to adapted. To get this right, this will take several days of work (assumption).

Compiling 64 bit executables on Windows relies on the user having the Microsoft VS tools installed. For 32 bit executables, we ship everything needed.
February 10
On Sunday, 10 February 2019 at 23:11:17 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
> On 2/3/2019 3:41 AM, Andre Pany wrote:
>> As far as I understand, it is technically possible to provide a 64 bit dmd which defaults to x86_64 for windows. The release pipeline needs to adapted. To get this right, this will take several days of work (assumption).
>
> Compiling 64 bit executables on Windows relies on the user having the Microsoft VS tools installed. For 32 bit executables, we ship everything needed.

Thanks to Reiner's excellent work this isn't true anymore since already a year (2.079):

https://dlang.org/changelog/2.079.0.html#lld_mingw
February 12
On 2019-02-08 13:29, JN wrote:

> I took a look at the competition. I googled "rust web server" and got this result: https://gist.github.com/mjohnsullivan/e5182707caf0a9dbdf2d . To be honest, the code doesn't look too nice, it's too low-level and it's not something one would write in a hurry.

I don't know Rust, but that doesn't look like HTTP, it looks like a socket example. It's possible to do the same in D, with roughly the same amount of code, using only the standard library.

-- 
/Jacob Carlborg
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