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Re: will netbsd be sticking with gcc?

On Jun 17, 2014, at 7:10 PM, Mayuresh Kathe <> wrote:

> hello,
> i just read a note somewhere on the web about netbsd folks trying
> out an alternative compiler set (pcc).
> did that not work out?

Actually, NetBSD has 3 possible compilers: gcc, clang/llvm, and pcc.
Each compiler works for its subsets of targets.

> i have heard good things about pcc, mostly, except for perhaps the
> fact that it doesn't yet support all the netbsd platforms which
> gcc does.
> so does that mean gcc would be the default compiler set for the
> foreseeable future?

Probably.  Though my aarch64 (64 bit arm) is currently clang/llvm only.

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