November 5th is Clang-Day

Erich Dollansky erichfreebsdlist at
Fri Nov 2 05:21:14 UTC 2012


On Thu, 1 Nov 2012 21:59:17 -0700
Steve Kargl <sgk at> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 10:29:45PM -0500, Brooks Davis wrote:
> >  - Not all libm tests pass.  More work by subject matter experts is
> >    required to create tests cases for LLVM developers.  Most
> > problems are not expected to be major in practice given that LLVM
> > is being used for scientific computing in a number of products
> > including Cray's FORTRAN compiler, most OpenCL compilers, and the
> > Julia language.
> Is there a knob to continue to use GCC as the default compiler?  
> The above statement is somewhat troubling to those of us
> who use FreeBSD as computational nodes.
> BTW, the name of the language is "Fortran".  It's been "Fortran"
> for the last 30-something years.

I never realised the name change. It seems that I am not alone with


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