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Re: building against Clang

On 29/10/2014 17:02, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Quoting Russ Allbery (2014-10-28 17:20:02) at debian-vote@l.d.o
>> For the compiler, all of Debian is built with GCC, but some teams do 
>> test builds with Clang and report bugs, which most maintainers merge 
>> and some don't.
> Speaking of which: Is it Policy or just habit to use GCC over Clang?
> I ask because doxygen (and a very few others) links against 
> libclang1-3.5 "where available" according to the changelog, pulling in 
> more than 100M on systems using doxygen.  libllvm3.5 is also used for 
> another few, including mesa.
To be more precise, it is using libclang which provides some features
used by doxygen (easy parsing of C/C++, AST, etc).
It is not directly related to clang (the compiler) itself.


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