Re: Shared Libraries and naming conventions
Alan Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> /* Copyright (C) 1993, 1997, 1998 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> This file is part of the GNU IO Library.
> This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
> published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at
> your option) any later version.
> As a special exception, if you link this library with files
> compiled with a GNU compiler to produce an executable, this does
> not cause the resulting executable to be covered by the GNU General
> Public License. This exception does not however invalidate any
> other reasons why the executable file might be covered by the GNU
> General Public License. */
> And note a -GNU- compiler. Not even another GPL compiler. You can't even
> use it with a competing free software product to produce non free binaries.
This is really bad. Even with the exception. How exactly did this
happen and how much of glibc 2 is affected by this?