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Re: upgrading GCC 4.1 branch

On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 07:44:01PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
 > > Why everyone talks about pcc? Why noone explores other alternatives?
 > > For instance, Watcom compiler, LLVM or TenDRA?
 > I looked away very fast from Watcom when I did so last time. LLVM still
 > depends on GCC as frontend. I can't comment on the generated code
 > though. TenDRA doesn't fit into this list very well -- it has a
 > completely different focus.

TenDRA is still a plausible long-term candidate for a system compiler.

We could also write a new C frontend for LLVM without too much
trouble. The major problem is C++ frontends.

David A. Holland

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