Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 12th Jan 2012 22:54 UTC
FreeBSD Some people already submitted this news last week, but it wasn't until today that it became official: the FreeBSD team has announced the release of FreeBSD version 9.0. As you may expect from the major version number change, this is releas eis packed with new stuff.
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You need to watch the LLVM video regarding FreeBSD - it has nothing to do with 'loving' or 'hating' anything but the reality that there are some companies that use FreeBSD which have a no GPL3 or GPL policy and thus it is one area that needs to be addressed.

The project needs an up to date and maintainable compiler/toolchain that meets the projects requirements and with GCC past 4.2.1/binutils past 2.17 that is no longer possible. It's a much bigger issue than just some companies having an issue with GPL'd code.

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