Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th Mar 2006 21:15 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Debian and its clones Over the last two weeks, Debian developer Martin Michlmayr compiled the whole Debian archive on a quad-core MIPS machine donated by Broadcom using GCC 4.1. The aim was to find problems in GCC 4.1 itself and bugs in free software projects exhibited by GCC's increased standards conformance (in particular regarding C++ code). Read more for the details.
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by dikatlon on Tue 28th Mar 2006 22:10 UTC
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I like this, it shows how powerful OSS is.
Sometimes you think that, "heey what's up with the devs - are they just creating bells and whistles?"; wooah this is nice indeed.

Edited 2006-03-28 22:10

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