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SubjectRe: [OT] Non-GCC compilers used for linux userspace
Eric Piel <> writes:

> 03/28/2006 05:57 PM, Kyle Moffett wrote/a écrit:
>> But my question still stands. Does anybody actually use any non-GCC compiler
>> for userspace in Linux?
> At least in the domain of HPC, I've seen people which were compiling mostly
> *everything* with the intel compiler (x86 and ia64) for performance
> reason. So... yes userspace is sometimes compiled with non-GCC compiler :-)

The pathscale, and pgi compilers also get a reasonable amount of use.

pathscale has a gcc derived front-end so it isn't to much to worry about.

The pgi compiler as I recall is a fairly pedantic c90 compiler, that
doesn't try and support gcc extensions.

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