gcc 4.3: when will it become standard compiler?
sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Thu Jan 8 16:21:33 PST 2009
On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 12:08:19AM +0100, O. Hartmann wrote:
> When will gcc 4.3 incorporated in FreeBSD 8 and become the standard
> compiler suite? We figured out that gcc 4.3 does have a speed gain in
> some numerical code of 3 - 8 % and I guess we can use this in the basic
> OS as well ...
Probably not for a very long time. gcc 4.3 requires both GMP and
MPFR libraries. Neither library is in src.
gcc 4.3 is also subject to the GPLv3 license. This may have a
negative impact on contributions from commercial entities such
Is there a problem with using port/lang/gcc43?
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