[RFC] Check licenses of GCC libraries

Joseph S. Myers joseph@codesourcery.com
Thu Sep 19 00:14:00 GMT 2013


On Thu, 19 Sep 2013, Maxim Kuvyrkov wrote:

> Interestingly, the attached script pointed out potential license 
> problems in C6x libgcc files:
> 
> File libgcc/config/c6x/eqd.c contains license(s) LGPL-2.1+
> File libgcc/config/c6x/eqf.c contains license(s) LGPL-2.1+
> File libgcc/config/c6x/ged.c contains license(s) LGPL-2.1+
> File libgcc/config/c6x/gef.c contains license(s) LGPL-2.1+
> File libgcc/config/c6x/gtd.c contains license(s) LGPL-2.1+
> File libgcc/config/c6x/gtf.c contains license(s) LGPL-2.1+
> File libgcc/config/c6x/led.c contains license(s) LGPL-2.1+
> File libgcc/config/c6x/lef.c contains license(s) LGPL-2.1+
> File libgcc/config/c6x/ltd.c contains license(s) LGPL-2.1+
> File libgcc/config/c6x/ltf.c contains license(s) LGPL-2.1+
> File libgcc/config/c6x/sfp-machine.h contains license(s) LGPL-2.1+
> 
> These should be GPLv3+exception, right?

This is the soft-fp license, LGPL+exception, for files shared between 
libgcc and glibc (used for soft-fp itself, files such as those based on 
soft-fp, and longlong.h).

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
joseph@codesourcery.com



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