[LLVMdev] LLVM + GCC Integration Proposal

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Fri Nov 18 18:52:37 PST 2005

On Fri, 18 Nov 2005, Jeff Cohen wrote:
> If copyright is assigned to the FSF, would they change the license to GPL?

We would work something out.  That is a huge 'if'.

> Also, would they be allergic to the VC++ suppport that currently exists? 
> After all, if they're not careful, going down this route may result in a gcc 
> that can be bootstrapped with VC++ :)

I don't think that's a problem.  I think that, given a choice, allowing 
gcc to be bootstrapped with VC++ would be a favorable thing for the GCC 
community, regardless of LLVM.


>> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2005-11/msg00888.html
>> It remains to be seen how well this will be accepted, but it gives some 
>> insight on what is being worked on.  In any case, this probably won't have 
>> a large impact on the LLVM community, other than potentially more people 
>> working on it.
>> -Chris
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