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Re: [patch,arm] Add GCC runtime library exceptions to files that go into libgcc
- From: Ian Lance Taylor <ian at airs dot com>
- To: Georg-Johann Lay <avr at gjlay dot de>
- Cc: GCC Patches <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Fri, 09 May 2014 17:51:25 -0700
- Subject: Re: [patch,arm] Add GCC runtime library exceptions to files that go into libgcc
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- References: <536CDB14 dot 90204 at gjlay dot de>
Georg-Johann Lay <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> This patch adds GCC Runtime Library Exception to files that go into
> libgcc because libgcc2.c includes tm.h and libgcc_tm.h.
> Most of these files contain much code, some used by libgcc, some
> not. Some potential users of (lib)gcc have objections that missing RLE
> might "infect" their target code.
> Even though I know that this is actually not the case and the FSF is
> fine with target code linked against libgcc, it's pointless to argue
> in that direction. At least this is my personal experience with
> I am aware that there was effort for better separation of libgcc and
> GCC, but obviously this separation has not yet been achieved.
> This this ok for trunk?
> And is there anything special about license changes w.r.t FSF that I
> have to take into account? CCed Ian so that someone from the GCC
> steering committee can have a look.
I think this is unnecessary but fine.
Please wait a couple of days to see if there are any objections.