(not to mention about 20 other people!) writes
"According to the latest Be Developer Letter,
BeOS Release 4 for Intel will
switch from the PE binary format and Metrowerks tools to ELF and egcs, unfortunately breaking binary compatibility. No continued support for the old format is planned, but at
least we get a symbolic debugger...
Looks like they are going with the GNU libraries, as well. I, for one, am certainly glad to hear it. Sounds like
an example of a corporate adoption of free software gone well, since
it should make for faster, more efficent programs, while reducing
Be's business costs.