Re: Deterministic compilers

"walter" <>
13 May 2001 01:15:11 -0400

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From: "walter" <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 13 May 2001 01:15:11 -0400
Organization: Excite@Home - The Leader in Broadband
References: 01-05-011 01-05-020
Keywords: practice
Posted-Date: 13 May 2001 01:15:11 EDT

The Digital Mars compilers are completely deterministic, and are
designed to be that way. I feel it is very important to have
reproducible results, as professional developers need that to ensure
that their release build processes work.

A non-deterministic compiler also makes it very difficult to track
down and correct subtle bugs.

-Walter Free C/C++ compilers

Christian Bau wrote in message 01-05-020...
>"Oleg Mürk" wrote:
>> I've got a strange question: are contemporary compilers (for C++ or Java)
>> deterministic?

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