July 05, 2008Re: DMD back end dev-kit
Posted in reply to Bill Baxter
Reply to Bill, > BCS wrote: > >> We could do it in reverse; compile the GCC backend as a lib, and ship >> that and the minimal headers to Walter and then he could develop DMD >> with that without ever seeing a line of (executable) GCC code. He >> might even be able to build and ship both GCC and DMC versions of >> DMD. >> > But GCC is GPL so merely linking against it automatically taints the > code. Or is the current front end license GPL compatible? > > --bb > even so, wouldn't a .so/.dll get around that?