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Comment: Re:Just one question (Score 5, Informative) 333

by lactose99 (#44819185) Attached to: FreeBSD Removes GCC From Default Base System

Licensing.

GCC in the FreeBSD base is stuck at v4.2.1 as that was the last version licensed under the GPLv2. As this is about 7 years old by GCC standards a newer compiler is a welcomed change and since CLANG is BSD-licensed it is more in line with the project's goals anyway.

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