gcc 4.3: when will it become standard compiler?
rdivacky at freebsd.org
Fri Jan 9 14:22:36 PST 2009
On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 01:12:57AM +0300, Alexander Churanov wrote:
> The '-std=c99'' only instructs GCC to allow the whole of C99. This is
> clearly not enough, because this mode allows too many GCC extensions. If you
> compile your code in "default' mode or just specify '-std=c99', then it's
> very likely that you will eventually get stuck to GCC. Using this approach
> you are reducing chances to switch to another C99 compiler.
> Though I am not aware of any other open source compiler supporting C99, I
> beleive that there is great need for it. This discussion indicates that
> there is real necessity for BSD-licensed C99 compiler.
clang (clang.llvm.org) supports almost everything now and aims for full C99
pcc aims for full C99 too I believe
Chris Mallon can comment better but I believe cparser is C99 too
am I missing something?
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