Open64 note

Roman Divacky rdivacky at
Thu Mar 12 09:48:36 PDT 2009

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 11:34:54AM +0200, Hasso Tepper wrote:
> Roman Divacky wrote:
> > if you are thinking about alternative compilers to gcc, take a look at
> > clang/llvm.
> Me and Sascha Wildner have played for some time with it. Sascha generates 
> regular static analyzer reports as well.
> > we got freebsd kernel compiling and booting with it. go check dragonfly
> > status with it.
> Last time I checked there were some workarounds needed (missing features 
> in clang etc). As clang isn't production ready yet, I don't worry about 
> it too much though ;).

as of today there are no workarounds needed for kernel compilation/booting.

I've been running clang compiled fbsd kernel on my desktop for roughly two
weeks now. not a single problem (yet).


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