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[2]: CLANG GNU's GCC Replacement
by kwag on Sun 30th Sep 2007 02:18 UTC in reply to "RE: CLANG GNU's GCC Replacement"
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"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"

There's not a *Single* line of GNU/GPL in ANY of the *BSD kernels!
GCC simply *Compiles* the BSD sources and makes binary code.


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