FYI: Using the Clang compiler

Kohei Yoshida kohei.yoshida at
Tue Jul 17 10:44:39 PDT 2012

On 07/17/2012 12:21 PM, Lubos Lunak wrote:
>   Binaries built using Clang are a little bit slower [2], but it has a number
> of nice features for using it as the development compiler, most notably the
> error/warning messages. GCC has gotten much better recently in this area, but
> it still can't beat things like this:

So, I can certainly agree with this.  I use clang++ when developing and 
debugging my mdds library precisely because it generates much better 
error messages especially with heavily templatized code.  The binary 
size, however, tends to be slightly larger than the one generated by g++.


Kohei Yoshida, LibreOffice hacker, Calc

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