Intel preparing compilers for Mac OS X

Posted on Thursday, Aug 25 2005 @ 10:36 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel's software developers tools will be ported to Mac OS X and the first beta version can be expected later this year, the chip giant announced at the IDF.
Kevin Smith, director of Intel Compiler Labs, said that Intel will port a complete set of compilers and performance-enhancing libraries to Apple Computer Inc.'s Intel-based version of Mac OS X. Intel will provide Mac tools for both single-core and multicore processors based on Intel's latest compiler technology. Smith said that the tools will contain the same feature set that Intel now provides for its Windows and Linux development tools.

"We will offer one set of tools for all OSes," said Smith.
Read on at eWeek for more details.


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