Alternatives to gcc (was Re: gcc 4.3: when will
it becomestandard compiler?)
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Wed Jan 28 18:13:05 PST 2009
On Thursday 29 January 2009 05:20:33 Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Evidently, the FSF is now claiming that all object code produced from
> GCC 4.2.2 and later is GPLv3-licensed, and only their exception
> permits you to distribute executables compiled using an "Eligible
> Compilation Process" under the terms of some other license.
The "eligible compilation process" is where you use GCC and GPL compatible
I think for the FreeBSD project that is fine.
IANAL of course :)
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
"The nice thing about standards is that there
are so many of them to choose from."
-- Andrew Tanenbaum
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