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license info in libstdc++ README
- From: David Turner <novalis at fsf dot org>
- To: gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2005 15:59:42 -0500
- Subject: license info in libstdc++ README
--- libstdc++-v3/README.orig Wed Jan 5 13:36:07 2005
+++ libstdc++-v3/README Wed Jan 5 13:36:20 2005
@@ -94,3 +94,15 @@
In files throughout the system, lines marked with an "XXX" indicate
a bug or incompletely-implemented feature. Lines marked "XXX MT"
indicate a place that may require attention for multi-thread safety.
+libstdc++ itself is licensed under the terms of the GPL with the
+following exception, which permits ordinary use of libstdc++ in
+ As a special exception, if you link this library with files
+ compiled with a GNU compiler to produce an executable, this does
+ not cause the resulting executable to be covered by the GNU General
+ Public License. This exception does not however invalidate any
+ other reasons why the executable file might be covered by the GNU
+ General Public License.
+The testcases are under the plain GPL.
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