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Re: libstdc++ license


On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 12:58:57AM -0700, Chris Seawood wrote:
> Phil Edwards wrote:
> > Both use the GPL with the runtime exception:
> 
> Is there any document that says that this exception applies to libstdc++ 
> as a whole?  Looking at the 2.95.3 source tarball, I only see the 
> exception on some of the headers files.  Since I can't seem to find any 
> toplevel document that explicitly states the license of libstdc++ and 
> not all of the source files contain the same license header, I'm unsure 
> of the situation.

Guh.  Well, the /intent/ is that the license applies to the whole library.
Probably we should go through and redo the comment blocks at some point,
but I'm not a lawyer.

Phil

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