Why Clang

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Mon Jun 18 19:17:20 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 4:37 PM, Wojciech Puchar
<wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
> And the facts are: Lots of worktime were spent to make new C compiler from
> scratch and this resulted with thing 5 times larger, working at similar
> speed and producing similar code to GCC that is already considered bloat.

> The truth is sad. Starting from fresh and not being able to beat 25-year old
> bloated gcc is just funny.

Another way of looking at it is after 25 years of optimization GCC is
unable to beat a new compiler that's had almost none...

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