Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Tue 24th May 2011 14:11 UTC, submitted by vermaden
BSD and Darwin derivatives "The FreeBSD Foundation and the NetBSD Foundation announced [yesterday] that they have acquired a non-exclusive copyright license to the libcxxrt C++ runtime software from PathScale. [...] This software is an implementation of the C++ Application Binary Interface originally developed for Itanium and now used for the x86 family by BSD operating systems. Libcxxrt will be available under the 2-clause BSD license."
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RE[2]: Performance benefit?
by pfgbsd on Wed 25th May 2011 00:29 UTC in reply to "RE: Performance benefit?"
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Probably not, since the GNU toolchain has seen lots of work while this has been solely developed in the basement of one single company so far.


Actually I would think a small focused team can achieve better results than the heterogeneous group that usually makes up the gcc contributors group. There's also the benefit of a modern redesign and that they could use the GNU stuff as a reference for ideas and testing.

It's certainly good to have alternatives to the GNU stuff. This package will probably play very with Apple's libc++.

Unfortunately there are not many benchmarks for this type of stuff.

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