Re: GCC 4.4 run-time license and non-GPLv3 compilers
Matthias Klose wrote:
> On 29.04.2009 04:49, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> * Florian Weimer:
>>> I've asked the FSF for a clarification (the second time, the first
>>> clarification resulted in the Java bytecode exception). Until we know
>>> for sure how to interpret the exception, it's probably best not to
>>> make GCC 4.4 the default compiler in sid/squeeze.
>> For the record, due to a MUA glitch, the message to the FSF was not
>> actually sent until yesterday. Sorry about that.
> Apparently there's no feedback yet from the FSF. This issue should not
> prevent upgrading GCC to 4.4 for squeeze. I talked with Luk Claes, and
> we came to the conclusion that raising awareness for this potential
> issue with compilers distributed with Debian and filing a bug report to
> track progress would be a step forward. The bug report should be for
> `general', severity `serious'. Somebody then needs to identify and
> examine all compiler packages shipped.
There does not seem to be filed such a bug report nor was there a
thorough examination of all compiler and plugin packages that I know of?
What's the status?