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Re: [v3] Return of the son of fp printing.


On Sun, 29 Aug 2004, Phil Edwards wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 07:11:41PM -0400, Jerry Quinn wrote:
> > Glibc uses a version of GMP under the
> > covers for its printing and it seemed like too much work and licensing hassle
> > to bring it over.
> 
> It's already required to build F95, and there's increased pressure to
> import it into the GCC tree.  So this may not be so far away as you think.

GMP is LGPL, libstdc++ is GPL+exception, so would this raise any licensing 
issues for libstdc++?

Would this be including just a few bits of GMP built for the target (in 
addition to building it for the host as required for gfortran unless the 
system has a recent enough version) in libstdc++, as a few bits are 
included in glibc, rather than linking all C++ programs against libgmp as 
well as libstdc++?

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