Why Clang

Mark Felder feld at feld.me
Mon Jun 18 16:56:34 UTC 2012

Please stop asking for instant gratification; you won't have it no matter  
how loud you yell. The Clang decision is far-reaching and gives numerous  
advantages to the FreeBSD platform. It's also not been a waste of time;  
you're implying that the FreeBSD devs have spent thousands of hours  
hacking away at Clang which is far away from the fact. We're simply  
building upon their work, testing Clang on the codebase (and finding bugs  
GCC was hiding!!), and reporting any issues upstream which get fixed very  
very quickly.

If you want to recompile everything with lang/gcc (4.6.3) and the latest  
binutils go right ahead, but don't expect support when things go horribly  

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