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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smitty
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2005-10-13

So I see wesolows saying the same thing that you say, also without providing any proof. Other than that, there doesn't seem to be anything there.

As I said, I don't think I should have to search through OpenSolaris's bug database just to prove your point for you, since I don't really buy it to begin with.

Show me an instance of a patch that exists, that fixes a bonehead mistake, that wasn't rejected for a good reason by the GCC folks.

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