More on Clang

Nicolai Hähnle-Montoro nhaehnle at
Wed Nov 13 09:15:07 UTC 2013

Hey Olivier,

On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 7:31 AM, Olivier J. G. <olivier.jg at> wrote:
> A: AST generation is really slow, and in order to be usable in KDevelop the
> ast has to be regenerated constantly, as you type. This is particularly
> problematic for code completion and quick-tip refactoring helpers, but would
> also represent a regression for highlighting.

I'm curious: doesn't Apple's IDE XCode use Clang as a backend? I was
under the impression that it does, and if that is true, then the XCode
developers must have solved that particular problem somehow.

Perhaps somebody who knows XCode can clarify?

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