Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Oct 2010 19:10 UTC, submitted by tyrione
General Development LLVM 2.8 has been released. The release notes describe this new, ehm, release in greater detail, so head on over and give it a read.
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by kaiwai on Fri 8th Oct 2010 04:58 UTC
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What I'm really surprised about is how quickly they got C++ support in it given that many compilers even to this day their compilers fail to conform to many of the C++ standards that have existed for many years. Hopefully more operating systems will jump on board and expand the support further; maybe we'll see LLVM/Clang become the official compiler for *BSD's and their ports some time in the future, with many of the GNU/GCC'isms finally removed from open source code and replaced with open standards code that allow it to be compiled with any compiler.

Edited 2010-10-08 05:01 UTC

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