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Re: [PATCH] License changes
- From: Uros Bizjak <ubizjak at gmail dot com>
- To: GCC Patches <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Cc: Jakub Jelinek <jakub at redhat dot com>, "Joseph S. Myers" <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 14:28:57 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] License changes
On Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 02:22:23PM +0000, Joseph S. Myers wrote:README in soft-fp directory says that:
> I have rereviewed the libobjc and libgomp changes and changes to files I
> specifically mentioned, and believe this patch addresses my comments,
> except that.
Thanks, updated and committed last night, both to trunk and a backport
to 4.4 branch.
Some */configure files contain GPLv2+ license headers, but those come from
libtool (and are generated anyway). Other than that:
Files copied from glibc, with LGPLv2.1+
Except for t-softfp, conversions involving TImode and conversions involving
XFmode, the files in this directory are part of the GNU C Library, not part
of GCC. As described at <http://gcc.gnu.org/codingconventions.html>,
should be made to the GNU C Library and the changed files then imported
So these files are part of GCC, not GNU C Library.
However, to be consistent with other files, these files claim to be part
of GNU C Library. IMO, they should have the same licence, although
strictly they are not part of glibc.
(Just wanted to point out, if these files need to be treated in some