[LLVMdev] Licensing requirements

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Wed Jul 6 10:10:27 PDT 2011

On Jul 6, 2011, at 1:55 AM, Tor Gunnar Houeland wrote:

>>> Is it sufficient to include the MIT copyright notices from
>>> http://llvm.org/svn/llvm-project/compiler-rt/trunk/LICENSE.TXT /
>>> http://llvm.org/svn/llvm-project/libcxx/trunk/LICENSE.TXT for programs
>>> compiled with LLVM? (Probably including the respective CREDITS.TXT files
>>> as a courtesy, although there doesn't seem to be any actual requirements
>>> to indicate that it's for Compiler-RT/libc++)
>> There is no need to include any notices in the binaries of an application built with clang, or some with some other application that links to the LLVM runtime libraries that are dual licensed.
> Thanks for your response. Is this ability to distribute binaries without notices based on your personal assertion that the MIT license used does not require them?

Yes.  I am not a lawyer and am not giving legal advice.  This is based on my understanding of the MIT license.


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