Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Nov 2012 23:50 UTC, submitted by Joel Dahl
FreeBSD "I've made clang the default on x86 systems. There will probably be a few bumps as we work out the last kinks including a ABI issue for i386 system libraries, but the transition is expected to be fairly smooth for most users."
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RE[2]: why?
by Lazarus on Thu 8th Nov 2012 05:07 UTC in reply to "RE: why?"
Lazarus
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2005-08-10

I do benchmarks once in a while and for me - (testing cycles-raytracer), clang is still slower then gcc (5-10%), and has been for over a year.


Are you comparing current (at the time) Clang vs. current (at the time) GCC, or the ancient version of GCC in FreeBSD's base?

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RE[3]: why?
by ideasman42 on Thu 8th Nov 2012 05:12 in reply to "RE[2]: why?"
ideasman42 Member since:
2007-07-20

latest of both, running on arch linux though, attempting to use similar optimization flags where possible.

Edited 2012-11-08 05:12 UTC

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