[cfe-dev] license question about source link to clang

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Thu Jan 20 09:08:36 PST 2011

On Jan 20, 2011, at 3:58 AM, asm warrior wrote:

> If I implement a Codeblocks' plug-in which is statically link to the libclang library.see:[1]
> As I know, the clang/llvm has a BSD like license, but as Codeblock has GPLV3 license.
> So, my question is: If I would like to release the plug-in source in GPLV3, is this possible? or there are some conflict?
> Sorry If I'm wrong.
> [1] http://forums.codeblocks.org/index.php/topic,14046.0.html

I'm not a lawyer, but it is commonly understood that the LLVM/UIUC license is compatible with the GPL.  The FSF has a web page that discusses license compatibility somewhere.

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