wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Wed Jun 20 06:54:33 UTC 2012
> Here we can read a program linking agains a gpl v3 library should be released
> under the gplv3 too. However, the only concern would be when the program is
> implicitly linked against libgcc right? Well, there's even an
> exception for this.
this is exactly how i understand that. Anyway DragonFly BSD developers
(which is BSD licenced) don't have any problems and just use latest gcc.
> I'm not saying moving to clang is a bad idea.
I am saying this. Moving to worse compiler is a definitely bad idea.
This is not a place of politics. As GPLv3 doesn't prevent it from being
used in FreeBSD and is better - it should be used. It's simple.
If clang would be better - it should be used.
> Can anyone provide an example of viral propagation of the license if we compile
> the base system with a gpl v3 gcc?
there are none probably.
Before actually testing it i believed we move to clang because it is
better compiler AND and supported a move. Good lesson to test first and
don't believe, even with FreeBSD.
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