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Re: [Tinycc-devel] match formats and arguments exactly

From: Vincent Lefevre
Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] match formats and arguments exactly
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 19:15:11 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.12.1+19 (078654a4) vl-117499 (2019-06-15)

On 2019-06-21 18:25:29 +0200, Ivo van Poorten wrote:
> clang/llvm. gcc is on its way out IMHO. Apple uses clang extensively
> for both macOS and iOS.  It's the default compiler. And the Android
> Linux kernel already builds with clang and soon vanilla will, too.
> There are distro's almost fully build with clang already. Seems to work
> on Windows, too (not a windows user myself). Not to mention the code
> quality of clang/llvm vs gcc :)

Every compiler has its own benefits. That's why tcc still exists
in particular. :)

One thing GCC supports but not Clang is nested functions:


FYI, this is used by GNU MPFR for (optional) logging support, and
there seems to be no way to do that in standard C.

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