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Clang's Competition For GCC On Intel Haswell

After a few days ago showing LLVM Clang 3.4 running very well on AMD's Kaveri APU, here are some benchmarks of GCC 4.8.2, the latest GCC 4.9 development snapshot, and LLVM Clang 3.4 from an Intel Core i5 "Haswell" system running Ubuntu 14.04 with the Linux 3.13 kernel.

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Intel Linux 3.3 To Linux 3.13 Kernel Benchmarks

The latest kernel benchmarking that happened at Phoronix was testing every major Linux kernel release from Linux 3.3 through the latest stable Linux 3.13 release from an Intel Sandy Bridge system to see how the kernel performance has evolved during the hardware's lifetime for key subsystems.

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Tux3 Still Has Some Bugs Before Being Mainlined

For many years (over five years) on Phoronix we have been talking about the Tux3 file-system that has shown much promise -- perhaps more so than Reiser4 -- but still hasn't been mainlined within the Linux kernel. We now have a list of outstanding bugs the developers wish to address...

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LLVM Still Working On Linux Kernel Support

A group of developers remain hard at work on the LLVMLinux project to build the mainline Linux kernel on x86 and ARM with the Clang compiler...

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Kernel Prepatch 3.14-rc1

The 3.14-rc1 prepatch is out, and the merge window is closed for this development cycle. Everybody hoping for a π-oriented codename for this release will be disappointed: "I realize that as a number, 3.14 looks familiar to people, and I had naming requests related to that. But that's simply not...

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