Alternatives to gcc (was Re: gcc 4.3: when will it become standard compiler?)

Christoph Mallon christoph.mallon at
Thu Jan 15 04:43:27 PST 2009

FuLLBLaSTstorm schrieb:
> On 2009-01-15 09:45, Roman Divacky wrote:
>> I really dont see any reason why there must be only ONE compiler that
>> can be used to compile FreeBSD.
> I fully agree with it, too. Why not to put something like
> OPTION_COMPILER=`gcc|clang|llvm' so every portion of system designed
> for particular compiler could use the right one?

I don't even want to imagine the maintainance nightmare.

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