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Re: libgcc-math and the gcc 4.2 release


Richard Guenther <rguenther@suse.de> writes:

| Hi,
| 
| Following RMS request of removing source copies of other projects I
| asked him if he considers it ok to have copies of the generic math
| transcendentals routines of glibc in libgcc-math and to distribute
| them under GPL + libgcc exception clause license.  He denied that
| request and so, after doing the emergency-removal of the wrongly
| licensed double parts from libgcc-math I am going to remove the float
| parts as well.  This renders the SSE2 abi math functions support
| unusable, so I am going forward and remove the following middle-end
| patches as well:

Sigh.

[...]

| As we're far into stage3 now I propose to remove libgcc-math from the
| mainline again and re-instantiate it at the beginning of stage1 again.

Please clarify things for me.  
Does that mean that in the future we (GG) have to develop our own
codes independently of glibc?  Or is that a no-no-no end?

-- Gaby


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