gcc vs. clang builds of 7.8.3 on OS X

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Sun Jul 13 01:40:35 UTC 2014

why wouldn't it work?

heres my 4.9 gcc build, I believe it should work on any >= 10.7 system that
has xcode cli tools installed,
please let me know if it fails!


On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 9:04 PM, Mark Lentczner <mark.lentczner at gmail.com>

> I will try to measure on 10.7 later today.
> Preliminary numbers for gcc 4.9 are even better than clang - it saves 12%
> over gcc 4.2 builds. However, the gcc runtime isn't the same as the Apple
> standard... and we are so far at a loss how to package a ghc based on 4.9
> that would work for Mac users without gcc 4.9.
> - Mark
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