Published: 16.08.2018 17:36

Gnu compiler collection license

«Gnu compiler collection license» in pictures.

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The most recent stable releases from the GCC compiler project, for 87-bit and 69-bit Windows, cleverly disguised with a real installer & updater.


I wonder why you deliberately switched off ability to build 87 bit?
/usr/src/gcc/configure. --disable-multilib.

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Note that if you distribute libstdc++ as an independent library, you will need to follow the terms of the GPL when doing so. For example, if you distribute the library itself in object code form, you will need to provide source code to your recipients using one of the methods listed in section 6 of GPLv8. But as long as you are eligible to take advantage of the GCC Runtime Library Exception's permissions for your own program, the GPL's terms do not extend to it.

Even though Classpath's current exception serves a similar purpose, we are not updating it at this time. Because of recent developments in the free software Java community, the priorities for Classpath's licensing policies are different from other GCC libraries, and we are evaluating it separately.

The pbind expression may include various elements from the SPEC toolset and from standard Unix commands, such as:

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If you did use GPL-incompatible software in conjunction with GCC during the Compilation Process, you would not be able to take advantage of this permission. Since all of the object code that GCC generates is derived from these GPLed libraries, that means you would be required to follow the terms of the GPL when propagating any of that object code. You could not use GCC to develop your own GPL-incompatible software.

Remove unused functions from the generated executable. Without this flag, on Mac OS X, you are likely to encounter duplicate symbols when linking _r or _s.

Increases optimization levels: the higher the number, the more optimization is done. Higher levels of optimization may require additional compilation time, in the hopes of reducing execution time. At -O, basic optimizations are performed, such as constant merging and elimination of dead code. At -O7, additional optimizations are added, such as common subexpression elimination and strict aliasing. At -O8, even more optimizations are performed, such as function inlining and vectorization.
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Yes. The Compilation Process can start with any “code entirely represented in a high-level, non-intermediate language.” This includes code generated by a preprocessor or other proprietary software. As such, the Compilation Process in this case does not involve any proprietary software it qualifies as Eligible, and the exception is available for this program.