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    SubjectRe: Is gcc thread-unsafe?
    Hi,

    On 10/25/07, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
    > I think the OpenBSD people decided to actually do something about this,
    > and I suspect it had *nothing* to do with license issues, and everything
    > to do with these kinds of problems. I wish them all the luck, although
    > personally I think LLVM is a much more interesting project.

    The BSD people are adopting pcc [1] which is a rewritten version of
    some C compiler originally developed in the late 70s. And yeah, it's
    basically because they think gcc is becoming too painful to live with
    [2].

    Pekka

    1. http://pcc.ludd.ltu.se/
    2. http://www.thejemreport.com/mambo/content/view/369/
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