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From "Renaud BECHADE" <renaud.bech...@numerix.com>
Subject RE: [arch] VM Candidate : JikesRVM http://jikesrvm.sourceforge.net/
Date Fri, 20 May 2005 05:06:37 GMT

If the gcc backend (VM point of view)/frontend (gcc point of view) is a
separate program then this GPL obligation only applies to it, not the client
of the backend...

This could also be an intermediate solution. (have something that works with
a well defined back-end in GPL, rewrite it in apache license and enhance it
later)

RB

-----Original Message-----
From: Rodrigo Kumpera [mailto:kumpera@gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, May 20, 2005 1:02 PM
To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: [arch] VM Candidate : JikesRVM http://jikesrvm.sourceforge.net/

Sure it does, we would be writing just a front-end. Which in case is not an 
option for Harmony, since such code must be GPL. 


Does anybody know if GCC allows such a thing?
> 
> Keep in mind I know squad about GCC and friends.
> 
> --
> Stefano, who should really do his homework some day.
> 
>


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