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Re: upgrading GCC 4.1 branch

On 2/5/08, David Holland <> wrote:
> 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.

Is the gpl issue around the compiler, or around the associated tools?
(ld, ar, etc)

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