[llvm-dev] RFC #2: Improving license & patent issues in the LLVM community

Jonas Maebe via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Sun Sep 25 09:43:30 PDT 2016

On 12/09/16 18:16, Chris Lattner via llvm-dev wrote:
> ---- Exceptions to the Apache 2.0 License: ——
> As an exception, if you use this Software to compile your source code and portions of this Software are embedded into the binary product as a result, you may redistribute such product without providing attribution as would otherwise be required by Sections 4(a), 4(b) and 4(d) of the License.
> In addition, if you combine or link compiled forms of this Software with software that is licensed under the GPLv2 (“Combined Software”) and if a court of competent jurisdiction determines that the patent provision (Section 3), the indemnity provision (Section 9) or other Section of the License conflicts with the conditions of the GPLv2, you may retroactively and prospectively choose to deem waived or otherwise exclude such Section(s) of the License, but only in their entirety and only with respect to the Combined Software.
> ---- end ---
> The first paragraph is the exact same one proposed in the previous discussion (addressing the compiler / runtime schism), and the second addresses the GPLv2 concerns.

Looks great to me, thanks a lot for taking our (and others') concerns 
into consideration!

(Free Pascal Compiler developer; just got back from holidays and 
catching up with LLVM mails)

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