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Re: Looking into LLVM



Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> LLVM 2.6 has been announced with Clang declared as production quality in
> this release
> 
> http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/pipermail/llvm-announce/2009-October/000033.html
> 
> Has anyone been looking into building Fedora with it to see how the
> performance impact is?

A lot of upstream software on GNU/Linux only supports GCC. Clang tries to 
support GCC extensions, but I strongly doubt it'll compile all upstream code 
unchanged, and upstream projects might even reject patches to fix the build 
with Clang because they only support GCC.

        Kevin Kofler


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