Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 29th Sep 2007 21:26 UTC, submitted by Chris Lattner
General Development The LLVM Project recently released a new version of their compiler, optimizer and code generators. LLVM includes a drop-in GCC-compatible C/C++ and ObjC compiler, mature optimization technology (including cross file/whole program optimization), and a highly optimizing code generator. For people who enjoy hacking on compilers and runtimes, LLVM provides libraries for implementing custom optimizers and code generators including JIT compiler support. This release is the first to provide beta GCC 4.2 compatibility as well as the new "clang" C/ObjC front-end, which provides capabilities to build source-to-source translators and many other tools.
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RE: CLANG GNU's GCC Replacement
by cyclops on Sun 30th Sep 2007 00:23 UTC in reply to "CLANG GNU's GCC Replacement"
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..or we could look at how LLVM *compliments* GCC, Or we could focus on how open-source compilers rival *commercial proprietary* compilers, or we could look at how for 20 years that a project started by Richard Stillman has been an intregal component of BSD kernel distributions, and is set to continue for some time.

oh I forgot its much better to have another smack down over the benefits of copyleft vs permissive licenses.

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