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Re: MyGCC and whole program static analysis


Joe Buck wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 06:52:59PM +0200, Basile STARYNKEVITCH wrote:
> > Le Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 06:36:19PM +0200, basile écrivait/wrote:
> > > 
> > > Maybe some of your are aware of MyGCC http://mygcc.free.fr/ which
> > > seems to be an extended GCC to add some kind of static analysis.
> > > 
> > > I'm quite surprised that the mygcc page gives x86/linux binaries, but
> > > no source tarball of their compiler (this seems to me against the
> > > spirit of the GPL licence, but I am not a lawyer).
> > > 
> > 
> > My public apologies to MyGCC. There is a patch on
> > http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2006-05/msg01437.html but sadly the
> > http://mygcc.free.fr does not provide any link to it.
> 
> You shouldn't apologize.  The MyGCC people need to read the GPL FAQ,
> particularly
> 
> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#DistributingSourceIsInconvenient
> 

If somebody wants to try mygcc, I included the patch in the
graphite-branch some months ago.  In my opinion the patch needs major
rework and improvements to be included in trunk.  You're welcome to
help improving that patch.

Sebastian


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