Re: GCC 4.4 run-time license and non-GPLv3 compilers
* Sylvain Le Gall:
>> But in Debian, we compile with GCC. And for the Int64 module,
>> functionality from libgcc2.c gets compiled into the binary. (This is
>> just the example I've verified.)
> Int64 module is under LGPL + static link exception (and everything
> related to runtime library). Does it change anything ?
No, I don't think so. The compiler license doesn't change as a
> Could you point us to the precise location of "the functionality from
> libgcc2.c" ?
byterun/ints.c, function caml_int64_div, the I64_div macro. This is
expanded into a plain division operator, and that is compiled into a
run-time library call by GCC.