Removal of ICC (intel compiler) bits from mk
rpaulo at FreeBSD.org
Wed Aug 18 17:37:47 UTC 2010
On 18 Aug 2010, at 18:18, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 9:23 AM, Rui Paulo <rpaulo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've been chatting with the ICC ex-users and they seem to be ok with the removal of the ICC bits from share/mk and other places.
>> The reason is that it doesn't work and no one has volunteered to fix it for many years. This seems to indicate that the interest in ICC is low.
>> If there's anyone against this, speak now or forever be silent. :-)
> Later versions of icc are more gcc compliant aren't they? If so,
> wouldn't this also be a non-issue to remove the bits, or are there
> still some incompatibilities between gcc and icc that are worth
I really don't know how compatible is the latest icc because no one ever updated the ports version. This is actually a hint that no one really uses this anymore.
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