Re: What exactly is Derivative ?
> I don't see that. The function names are, but those are pretty much the
> same as page numbers. You can't copyright words.
Marcus Brinkmann writes:
> gcc does include the header files in the compilation process.
No. Gcc *reads* the header files in the compilation process.
> They are processed and translated and mangled in many different ways, but
> they are still included in some way.
See Henning's excellent response.
> A good test is to remove the header files and try to compile again, it
> won't work.
Remove gcc and try to compile again. It won't work. Does that mean the
binary is a derivative of gcc?
email@example.com (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
A good test is to remove the header files and
try to compile again, it won't work.