which compilers do we want to support with KDE 4 ?

Stefan Teleman steleman at nyc.rr.com
Sun Jan 22 17:43:50 GMT 2006

On Sunday 22 January 2006 03:42, Andy Fawcett wrote:
> Other non-Linux platforms may have different requirements. I can't
> speak for the NetBSD/OpenBSD/DragonflyBSD/Solaris/AIX/HPUX/...
> packagers, they will have to comment themselves.

Solaris will continue to use SunPro (SunStudio 11, which, by the way, 
is now completely free -- as in beer --  and, by the way, there is 
now a SunStudio 11 for Linux as well, which is also free -- as in 

IMHO it would be of great benefit to KDE if there was an "official" 
effort to make the KDE source code compile with a compiler which does 
not support GNU extensions. It doesn't have to be SunStudio, the 
Intel compiler in ANSI mode is just as strict as SunStudio -- the 
Intel compiler is (used to be?) free as in beer AFAIK.


Stefan Teleman          'Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition'
steleman at nyc.rr.com                          -Monty Python

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