Subject: Re: Split crtbegin/crtend into more pieces
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 11/24/2002 17:32:41
Jason R Thorpe <> writes:
> There is no concern with using the GCC crtbegin/crtend from a licensing
> point of view -- those files use the same license as libgcc, which contains
> a special exception from the GPL's viral clause for programs compiled
> with GCC.

What about if someone wants to compile with a different compiler?
We're then making it difficult for license as well as technical reasons...

Would it be possible to leave the old crt around (rotting most likely)
for others to use if need be?

Perry E. Metzger