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Re: New port contribution - picoChip


On Monday 12 September 2005 18:55, Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> Daniel Towner <daniel.towner@picochip.com> wrote:
> > The linker and assembler used by the port are proprietary, and can't
> > be made publicly available at this point. The port will have to be
> > assembler output only.
>
> I suppose this means that nobody but you will ever be able to run/test your
> backend. If you are fine with this, I don't think anybody will object.

I think people should object.  What is the point in having a free
software compiler if e.g. users can't use a complete free toolchain;
or gcc developers not being able to test changes when some patch
needs changes in every port.

Gr.
Steven


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