Can you switch from CLang back to gcc in FreeBSD 10.0

Jim Ohlstein jim at
Wed Jan 8 23:15:13 UTC 2014


On Jan 8, 2014, at 3:46 PM, Frank Leonhardt <freebsd-doc at> wrote:

> I've been dreading this for over a year now. It's going to reach critical soon. FreeBSD 10 is dropping gcc in favour of Clang (because the current version of gcc is GPL 3, which is too incompatible with the BSD license/philosophy - a debate for elsewhere).
> gcc is still available in ports, and as it's not having to be part of the base system, I hope it'll be a newer version.

There have always been "newer" versions of gcc in ports. 

Jim Ohlstein

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