Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 6th Mar 2018 20:08 UTC
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As of Chrome 64, Chrome for Windows is compiled with Clang. We now use Clang to build Chrome for all platforms it runs on: macOS, iOS, Linux, Chrome OS, Android, and Windows. Windows is the platform with the second most Chrome users after Android according to statcounter, which made this switch particularly exciting.

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RE: slow decline of GCC ?
by agentj on Wed 7th Mar 2018 08:24 UTC in reply to "slow decline of GCC ?"
agentj
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2005-08-19

GPL3. No large company is going to touch such software with a stick most of the time when it comes to development.

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Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

No, companies that are simply using GPL V3 have nothing to worry about. Its companies that distribute it, that are concerned with GPL V3.

However, you are right that those companies that want to contribute to compilers, don't want o touch GPL V3. Hence they are pouring their efforts into LLVM efforts.

Now, because all the development is going into LLVM, its becoming better than GCC. The technical reasons follow shortly after the political.

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