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Re: GCC license change to GPLv3+ with parts staying GPLv2+ with exceptions



On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 10:22:21AM -0500, Michel Salim wrote:
> On Jan 30, 2008 2:26 PM, Jakub Jelinek <jakub redhat com> wrote:
> > dist-f9 switched to gcc-4.3.0-0.7 (shouldn't take too long before gcc trunk
> > is released as 4.3 release candidate upstream) and that version bump also
> > means license change to GPLv3+ for most of gcc.  Runtime libraries and
> > crtfiles still stay at GPLv2+ with exceptions.
> >
> And advance warning to those who maintain C++ applications: GCC 4.3
> breaks applications that do not explicitly #include the headers they
> use; some patching might be required.
> 
> http://www.mail-archive.com/debian-hams lists debian org/msg02733.html
> http://www.cyrius.com/journal/2007/05/10#gcc-4.3-include

Better link is
http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-4.3/porting_to.html
but this has been discussed here almost a month ago a lot, so I'm not sure
it is necessary to repeat that.

	Jakub


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