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Re: GCC 3.3 for OS/2
> > > Mikulas Patocka wrote:-
> > >
> > > > No. BTW - I ripped some parts of my port from EMX GCC 18.104.22.168 (it is also
> > > > GPLed) -- does it mean that Eberhard Mattes needs copyright assignment
> > > > too?
> > >
> > > I have no idea as I know nothing about that compiler.
> > In any case, when some code has been cut&pasted from someones else work,
> > he needs assignment as well. But I believe Mattes has it already as he
> > is working on EMX for some time already.
> He never pushed his changes into main gcc distribution. I'll ask him, if
> he is going to sign it. If he won't sign it, I could go through the patch
> and attempt to rewrite parts from EMX, however I don't really know, how to
> rewrite a lot of one-line changes. Do small few-line changes matter?
There is exception for very small patches, but I am not sure whether
collection of many very small patches still has such exception.