Development tool availability and the rise of GNU/Linux

Posted by dcparris on Jul 6, 2006 5:38 PM EDT
Free Software Magazine; By Martin Brown
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The issue of open source languages and the availability of development tools is a thought process I was having the other day. One of the key tools in the GNU space is the GNU C compiler. Up until its availability on Unix (long before the Linux kernel came on the scene), developing on Unix was limited to whatever tools were made available by the Unix vendor.

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