Problem compiling apache libraries

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Fri Feb 9 17:10:00 GMT 2007


Marco Trudel writes:
 > Mohsen Saboorian wrote:
 > > Too bizzare!
 > > 
 > > I think it is because I'm using GCJ for windows which comea with
 > > JavaNativeCompiler. I downloaded gcc-119022-win.zip from that project
 > > (since mingw's gcj is too old). Sounds like he changed one of
 > > libraries in his gcc. Anyway, I thought JNC is open source and free
 > > (since hosted on sf.net:
 > > http://sourceforge.net/projects/javacompiler/), but it seems to be
 > > commercial.
 > 
 > These are my builds. They are open source and free. The source is at the 
 > same place as the binaries, as requested by the GPL.
 > However, that doesn't mean they're gratis. Please read GNUs "Selling 
 > Free Software" FAQ: http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/selling.html if you 
 > want to understand the concept of free software.
 > 
 > My builds are only thought to be used with the GUI or if you know what 
 > you're doing. So you run into the error message.
 > 
 > BTW: The Linux builds are gratis, only the Windows builds cost since I 
 > spend a lot of time getting them running and fixing bugs.

Sure, that's fair enough.  But Mohsen can just find whatever prints
the "No valid licence" message and remove it.  Okay, so he's then got
the problem of rebuilding the compiler or whatever.

Andrew.



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