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Re: Shared Libraries and naming conventions

Alan Cox wrote:
> Compile a program with a non gcc compiler, link it with glibc 2
> You are now required to give your program away under the GPL.
> You have to use the GNU c compiler with glibc2. Thats unacceptable to
> all the other compiler vendors. Things like Compaq releasing their own
> optimising compiler go completely up the spout because of this. So it
> favours one vendor. The vendor in question may not have caused it, but
> its a clear and large problem.

For those of us not aware of the details, could you please explain how
this happens?


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