Why Clang?

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Tue Jun 19 11:42:37 UTC 2012

Thomas Mueller writes:

>  Now how will I know whether GCC or Clang is the default compiler
>  for building the world and kernel, and for ports?

	My understanding is:

	base - gcc
	ports - gcc

	9.0 (and possibly 9.*)
	base - gcc
	ports - clang (with the caveat some ports need either any gcc
				or a specific version)

	base - as of this writing, clang (look for announcement in
				current@ or hackers@)
	ports - clang, as above though with a shorter list

	(Someone please correct me if they have more accurate

					Robert Huff

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