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  • rwhite
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    Originally posted by kiputnik View Post
    Well, they are wasting their efforts in switching to LLVM/Clang in the first place. GCC is a great, mature and very well supported piece of software, there is, as of now, virtually no reason to switch. (Unless you don't like the license, which is just stupid.)
    check http://clang.llvm.org/comparison.html
    as to the license why dosent linux use the icc its faster and produces better binaries. Its the same for bsd and gcc

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  • kiputnik
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    Originally posted by Shining Arcanine View Post
    Why are they keeping the Chromium patches to themselves for a year? Would that not render them useless when they are finally open sourced because the Chromium project is moving so quickly and waste the Chrmoium project's developer resources because of the duplicated effort?
    Well, they are wasting their efforts in switching to LLVM/Clang in the first place. GCC is a great, mature and very well supported piece of software, there is, as of now, virtually no reason to switch. (Unless you don't like the license, which is just stupid.)

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  • Shining Arcanine
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    Why are they keeping the Chromium patches to themselves for a year? Would that not render them useless when they are finally open sourced because the Chromium project is moving so quickly and waste the Chrmoium project's developer resources because of the duplicated effort?

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  • tessio
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    Why can't FreeBSD implement an UVC kernel driver like all the others BSDs?

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  • phoronix
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    Clang, Chromium, ZFS Improve On FreeBSD

    Phoronix: Clang, Chromium, ZFS Improve On FreeBSD

    Daniel Gerzo with the FreeBSD project has issued a status report concerning work going on within FreeBSD and related projects for the first quarter of this year. Catching our interest in particular were the updates surrounding LLVM/Clang as the compiler for FreeBSD's base, the Chromium web browser porting efforts to FreeBSD, and ZFS file-system enhancements...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODE3NQ
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