allbery.b at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 19:18:12 UTC 2017
On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 1:48 PM, Marcus Calhoun-Lopez <mcalhoun at macports.org
> > gcc 5.1 libstdc++ is GPL3 and poses significant license issues with
> respect to distributing binaries, among others.
> Again, there may be something important I am missing, but isn’t there a
> GCC runtime library exceptions that ameliorates this concern
Apple's lawyers don't think so, so you cannot redistribute anything
combining Apple libraries with it. (Since you can't avoid libSystem, this
means you cannot redistribute binaries.)
It's not a question of what makes sense to you, it's not a question of what
would be convenient. Apple called the shots and we are forced to adapt.
brandon s allbery kf8nh sine nomine associates
allbery.b at gmail.com ballbery at sinenomine.net
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