Rant on BSD vs GPL was [Good ol' BSD vs. GPL]

Georgi Guninski guninski at guninski.com
Wed Jan 7 04:47:14 PST 2015

On Wed, Jan 07, 2015 at 07:00:24AM -0500, grarpamp wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 6:25 AM, Georgi Guninski <guninski at guninski.com> wrote:
> > Building just the kernel with clang is likely possibly, but
> > bare kernel is not a distro.
> >
> > Till recently, I believe one couldn't build desktop
> > environment only with clang, might be wrong on this.
> As in the links, the entire FreeBSD kernel, base,
> and most of it's ~25,000 ports build with clang. X,
> browsers, whatever. The others are not as far along.
> Not bad considering clang itself is a "till recently".

Thanks, probably i should stop trolling bsd for gcc so far,
except for historical reasons that RMS & co gave them the
toolchain to get started and be alive.

I suppose _some_ of the ~25,000 ports _don't build_ with clang,
giving me a short opportunity of trolling -- you still need
gcc for _all_ ports?

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