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Re: license info in libstdc++ README


* David Turner:

> Oh, mine was the old libio exception.  

libio is written in C.  C++ has means other than linking which can
cause copyrightable material from a library show up in executables.
That's why a different exception is needed.

> I don't know where libio went inside the gcc tree,

libio is probably part of glibc (and newlib?).

> but perhaps something analagous should be there,
> while your corrected text should be in the README. 

I haven't checked the whole story.  Someone from the libstdc++-v3
maintainers probably knows more about the actual licensing terms.
IIRC, we still use some old code from HP and SGI, released under a
permissive non-copyleft license.


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