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

Asm warrior asmwarrior at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 19:26:02 PST 2011

On 2011-1-21 9:44, Chris Lattner wrote:
> On Jan 20, 2011, at 5:22 PM, asmwarrior wrote:
>> I have found the FAQ
>> see:http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#WhatIsCompatible
>> but after reading for several hours, I still does no get the clean answer.
>> I know that LLVM/UIUC's license is compatible with GPL, but if my code was statically link to libclang, can I publish the code under GPLV3 ?
>> This is the main point I still can't find under the FAQ.
> My understanding is that if you add code to libclang and link that into a GPL app, that the entire unit is GPL including the code you add.
> -Chris

Thanks for the response.

So, The answer is definitely "YES" to my original question.

I just asked in stackoverflow site, and get the same answer here:


Finally, it seems that currently there's no barrier to start a New 
Codecompletion plugin for Codeblocks now.

ollydbg from codeblocks' forum

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