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Re: a list of software compiled by completely free toolchain


From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: a list of software compiled by completely free toolchain
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 08:39:50 +0000 (UTC)
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Rjack <address@hidden> wrote:
> Alan Mackenzie wrote:

>>> Python (if I am not right, I am sure there exist other examples
>>> of this case) as of now seems to still depend on Visual C being
>>> compiled on Windows and still causing problems being compiled
>>> with MinGW.

>> Is that really true?  Aren't there any free C compilers native to 
>> Windows?  Hasn't GCC been targeted at Windows native?

> For a freely licensed C compiler try the pcc compiler at
> http://pcc.ludd.ltu.se/ .

> You can also try clang at http://clang.llvm.org/ .

Thanks.  I didn't know about these.

> With a year, GCC will be replaced in the superior BSD flavored
> operating systems.

By one of the two compilers above, perhaps?  Which of the BSD flavoured
systems rate as the superior ones, by the way?

> Sincerely,
> Rjack

-- 
Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).



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