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Re: libobjc2 release?

From: Pete French
Subject: Re: libobjc2 release?
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 15:32:54 +0000

> libobjc2 is GPL3 + runtime exception, and the current policy for FreeBSD
> is no GPLv3 stuff in base at all.  It is most likely that sometime
> around FreeBSD 9, libobjc will be removed from the base system entirely
> (nothing in the base system uses it, so it's not a huge loss) and people
> using ObjC stuff will just install their favourite runtime from ports.

Ah, OK - thats actually an improvement I think, much like when they decided
to remove perl from the base system. I did see somewhere that there was
a project to ditch all of GCC and replace it with clang in the base system
too, which would be nice.


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