[cfe-dev] [RFC] Bump up clang's __GNUC_MINOR__

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Wed May 16 13:32:48 PDT 2012

On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 07:03:35PM +0100, David Chisnall wrote:
> Perhaps I missed something, but I am not certain what the advantage of
> bumping the gcc version that we claim is.  We are not gcc, we are clang.
> We advertise GCC 4.2 compatibility, because that makes porting code
> easier - anything that worked with GCC 4.2 should work with clang.  

Fully agreed. There are very few things that *fail* because of that,
e.g. current db4 is one example because they want to redefine a builtin.
Except that, it is mostly a question of quality of implementation, if
additional builtins are used.


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