Building hsdis?

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Wed Jan 3 13:58:10 UTC 2018


On 03/01/18 13:35, Florian Weimer wrote:
> On 12/25/2017 11:58 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> IANAL, but AFAIK It would not help.  The incompatibility is because
>> you can't link pure GPLv2 code (HotSpot) and pure GPLv3 code
>> (binutils) together, even via dynamic linkage.  Changing the licences
>> of hsdis.{c,h}) won't solve that problem.
> 
> But Hotspot links against libgcc and libstdc++, which are GPLv3 as well, 
> so that issue isn't specific to hsdis. 

No, they are not.  They never have been.

https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gcc-exception-3.1-faq.en.html

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