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Re: GPL vs LGPL, Was Bug#8676

On Sat, 13 Apr 1996, Philippe Troin wrote:

> On Sun, 13 Apr 1997 21:08:39 MDT Jason Gunthorpe (jgg@gpu.srv.ualberta
> .ca) wrote:
> > - Compilers and compiler tools have a modified GPL that exempts the above.
> Wrong.
> GPL states that output from programs are not considered derived work.
> There is no modified GPL.
> Bison used to be the exception because a bison-generated parser 
> includes a large part of bison itself. But now, bison output doesn't 
> have to be GPL'ed anymore.

Ah! Thank you, the person I was talking to used bison as an example of
that. I think I thought he ment all compiler type output.


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