Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Dec 2005 19:29 UTC
General Unix A new study on the major players in the Unix server market has declared IBM the clear customer favorite and brought to light some serious issues with Sun Microsystems' product line. Most alarmingly for Sun, the company appears to have lost its cachet as the dominant Unix player and done so while alienating customers. Sun finished last in almost every one of the Gabriel Consulting Group survey's categories, spanning technology performance, customer satisfaction and software tools.
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Sun C compiler free?
by AndrewZ on Fri 16th Dec 2005 00:55 UTC
AndrewZ
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2005-11-15

"Sun indeed made the compilers available for free."

Is the Sun C compiler really free? That's amazing. This is probably the best C compiler ever written, no holds barred. The man page for the options alone goes on for many, many pages. It used to cost about $1000, after the 30 day trial ran out.

Speaking as a computer science major who wrote a partial compiler in class, this compiler is awe-inspiring.

Does anyone have a link to this?

Sorry this is off-topic!

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