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 Neolander on Fri 8th Oct 2010 21:20 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: GCC > LLVM"
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I don't have an emotional attachment to any compiler.

I don't have such attachment either, it's just that I have some sympathy towards GCC because...
-It is the sole C/C++ compiler producing high-performance code which I know of that's not owned by a megalomaniac mega-corporation or a processor manufacturer.
-It has some very useful extensions.
-It works everywhere and for just about every target.
-It's heavily covered by documentation on the internet.
-It's licensed under GPL, which I personally like better than BSD licensing.

Now, if they could only copy LLVM's nice warnings... ;)

Edited 2010-10-08 21:21 UTC

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