Contributed by jose on from the non-gcc dept.
"I just noticed a link to this site from a Slashdot thread about lint. It's a BSD-licensed C compiler developed initially by a British defense agency and now released to the public. This looks really, really cool. I know Theo and the team have always had a bit of a chip on their shoulder about having to compile with the GPLed gcc, and this could be just the ticket to getting the whole base install under a BSD license. Has anyone tried to get this to run under OpenBSD? Apparently it compiles under FreeBSD/x86... That's a start!"I've tried Tendra (the compiler) a bit in the past, and evidently a few other OpenBSD hackers have, as well. I don't think its anywhere near supported, but it may be worth checking out if you're into porting applications and development systems. An alternative to GCC, which could be readily modified as OpenBSD hackers tend to do, would be nice to have. Granted, something like ProPolice would have to be integrated to prevent feature loss, but that could be done with some effort. Anyone poke Tendra at all on OpenBSD?
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