[Beowulf] newbie

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Thu May 7 17:49:18 EDT 2009

On Thu, May 07, 2009 at 05:43:02PM -0400, Mark Hahn wrote:
>> Probably AMD had been thinking hard on this and decided to make compilers at
>> last. http://developer.amd.com/cpu/open64/pages/default.aspx
> interesting.  it wasn't obvious at a glance how this actually differed 
> from gcc.  besides a comparison on real code, it would
> be interesting to know the reason (political, practical?)
> what keeps open64 from simply contributing to mainstream gcc.
> is there some conflicting infrastructure?

All of the infrastructure is very different. There are also
phiosophical differences. Kinda like Linux vs *BSD, except the license
is compatible.

-- greg

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