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    Default What's Exciting About LLVM 3.0 & The New Clang

    Phoronix: What's Exciting About LLVM 3.0 & The New Clang

    Version 3.0 of LLVM is expected to be released tomorrow, along with a major update to Clang. Here's some of the noteworthy enhancements...

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

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    Great! Looking forward to seeing in particular a higher level of compability with GCC, and also whether or not this release has closed part of the gap against GCC/ICC in generated code performance. Not having to patch GCC in order to try out DragonEgg as backend is a great improvement aswell, sounds like a solid release.

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    Default Great news!

    I do wonder about how much of a positive impact the ARM improvements will have on Apples iOS products.

    CLang in general though is a excellent compiler to develop C/C++ code on. Execellent diagnostics and all.

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