GSoC: Making ports work with clang

Peter Pentchev roam at
Mon May 3 09:22:39 UTC 2010

On Sun, May 02, 2010 at 11:51:52PM +0300, Andrius Mork??nas wrote:
> On Sun, 02 May 2010 10:25:22 +0300, Yuri <yuri at> wrote:
> > Having tried clang++ I have a feeling that it's not quite ready to be a
> > generic c++ compiler.
> > Very immature.
> Many problems that C++ ports have with clang is not related to it being
> immature, they're related to the fact that clang isn't gcc and that
> those ports aren't written in standard C++.

Too true.

> > You will just keep stumbling upon various problems with various ports
> I've mentioned that I've been involved with ports+clang since last
> October. "Stumbling upon various problems" is what I do. I'm still here,
> even doing a GSoC project, so it doesn't look like "various problems"
> will scare me off. And as I've mentioned above, just because some ports
> don't compile, it doesn't affect this project too much.

Well said, well meant.  Kudos.  Thanks for your work so far, and thanks
for taking up that GSoC project.


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