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SubjectRe: non-gcc linux?
On Sun, Nov 05, 2000 at 06:01:29PM -0700, Tim Riker wrote:
> In short the impact of adding code to gcc that is not copyright FSF is
> minimal. Only the FSF copyrighted code would be defensible by the FSF. Any
> other code GPL violations would be the responsibility of the copyright
> owners to defend.

Just as a minor point: pro64 _does_ use GCC code. It's effectively the GCC
frontend stuck together with the SGI backend, with a translation layer in
the middle to translate between the intermediate code formats that the two
compilers use. There are some fairly entertaining "this is a gruesome hack"
comments in the source code.

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Adam Sampson
azz@gnu.org

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