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GCC6 Is Bringing More Helpful Warnings For Developers

While Clang has long been talked about as producing better warnings/errors and diagnostics than the GNU Compiler Collection, the GCC developers have been ramping up their error/warning reporting to be more helpful to developers in debugging compile-time issues. GCC 5 had brought a number of improvements on this front while GCC 6 will be even more helpful.

15 February 2016 - GCC6 Warnings - 10 Comments
LLVM Clang 3.8 Compiler Optimization Benchmarks With -Ofast

A few days ago I posted a number of LLVM Clang optimization level benchmarks using the latest code for the upcoming Clang 3.8 release. Those tests went from -O0 to -O3 -march=native, but many Phoronix readers wanted -Ofast so here are those results too.

7 February 2016 - LLVM 3.8 At Ofast - 9 Comments
The Portable C Compiler (PCC) Continues To Be Developed In 2016

When it comes to open-source C/C++ compilers, most of the coverage these days is about new features and functionality for GCC and LLVM Clang. However, the Portable C Compiler with its history originally dating back to the 1970s continues to be in-development.

17 January 2016 - PCC In 2016 - 2 Comments
The Most Popular Programming & Compiler News Of 2015

This year saw the release of GCC 5, many new features to LLVM Clang, the release of PHP 7, Rust 1.0 was released, Apple open-sourced their new Swift programming language, Microsoft has been pushing .NET in the open, and many other exciting advancements for open-source compilers and programming languages.

31 December 2015 - Compilers - Add A Comment

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