Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Jun 2010 15:12 UTC
General Development "I am pleased to report that the GCC Steering Committee and the FSF have approved the use of C++ in GCC itself. Of course, there's no reason for us to use C++ features just because we can. The goal is a better compiler for users, not a C++ code base for its own sake. Before we start to actually use C++, we need to determine a set of coding standards that will apply to use of C++ within GCC."
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RE: LLVM
by chris_l on Wed 2nd Jun 2010 02:45 UTC in reply to "LLVM"
chris_l
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2010-02-14

GCC faces strong competition from LLVM, which is written in C++. Many people prefer C++ over C, as it "feels" more modern.
This move is surely to attract new developpers. Personnally, I don't like mixing languages in a project: it tends to be confusing. Just look at how it can be confusing to have multiple coding style in a project. Now imagine different languages...


Get real. It won't make any real difference just like LLVM itself won't make any real difference.

If my C code works just fine as is, what the fracking point of converting it to C++?

There isn't any.

To appease fracking assholes like you?

Get a fracking life you wanker......

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RE[2]: LLVM
by big_gie on Wed 2nd Jun 2010 02:57 in reply to "RE: LLVM"
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2006-01-04

Get real. It won't make any real difference just like LLVM itself won't make any real difference.

If my C code works just fine as is, what the fracking point of converting it to C++?

There isn't any.

To appease fracking assholes like you?

Get a fracking life you wanker......

Wow... what a great post. I've never said _anything_ about converting code. Please learn how to read.
LLVM _is_ doing a difference right now: more competition in a free market is always good for the consumer.
And why so much hate? In the end, it's a "fracking" compiler we are talking about, there is no life at stake!

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