[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: lcc-win32 and GNU

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: lcc-win32 and GNU
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 20:19:32 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

jacob navia <> writes:

> In this forum, there was a thread that mentioned that GNU code is
> being used by lcc-win32.
> This should be a violation of the GNU license. We did not know this,
> and thought that just distributing the code would
> be enough.
> Therefore:
> 1: gdbm distribution is dropped from the lcc-win32 distribution
> 2: The function "edit_distance" is dropped from the library
> 3: The linux version of lcc-win32 is discontinued. We are trying to
>    evaluate how much effort will be to replace the bfd library
>    and use our own object file writing... Until then, no linux
>    version will be available.
> 4: The parts of lcc-win32 that called the gnu program "indent"
>    (that itself is derived from earlier code) have been deleted.
>    indent will no longer be distributed.

You have my respect for sticking to your guns.  And my bewilderment
for those guns in the first place...

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]