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LinuxPR: Compaq announces public Beta test for Linux Alpha C compiler

The compiler provides the same state-of-the-art
optimization technology for the Alpha processor as offered by the
very latest Compaq compilers on Compaq’s proprietary Alpha
platforms.

“In case you have not already seen one of the many unofficial
announcements, the Compaq C compiler for Linux Alpha systems is now
available (along with Fortran) for public Beta test…”

” Briefly, the compiler provides the same state-of-the-art
optimization technology for the Alpha processor as offered by the
very latest Compaq compilers on Compaq’s proprietary Alpha
platforms, and offers some amount of gcc compatibility in both
language features and command line processing.”

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