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Re: Reproducible, precompiled .o files: what say policy+gpl?

On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 06:28:01PM -0700, John H. Robinson, IV wrote:
> This package is buildable by tools in main. It meets the letter of the
> law. The spirit seems a bit ambiguous. Good case in point, the m68k
> cross-compiled stuff, where the cross-compiler used was non-free. (I
> have not verified the accuracy of the non-free claim of the cross-
> compiler.

I didn't say that. The compiler was built from gcc sources, but the
cross-compiler (as it was used) was not uploaded to the archive.

> Also, this discussion is academic as the maintainer is going to split
> the package into two: gcc build in main, and icc built in contrib. Given
> the circumstance, I felt that this action is the best.


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