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New GCC Runtime Library Exception
- From: David Edelsohn <edelsohn at gnu dot org>
- To: <gcc-announce at gcc dot gnu dot org>,<gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 13:43:20 -0500
- Subject: New GCC Runtime Library Exception
The GCC Steering Committee, along with the Free Software Foundation
and the Software Freedom Law Center, is pleased to announce the release
of a new GCC Runtime Library Exception.
This license exception has been developed to allow various GCC
libraries to upgrade to GPLv3. It will also enable the development
of a plugin framework for GCC.
The text of the exception is available at:
We have also published a rationale document and FAQ to help users
understand the exception better. It is avaliable at:
GCC Steering Committee