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Re: GNU licence for GCC and binutils
Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2000 20:06:59 +0100
From: n3d <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I hope this is the correct place to post this..
You should probably contact email@example.com.
I have read some of the GNU licence and I believe that if a company or
an individual uses the GCC compiler or binutils and then supply's the
binaries to anyone they also have to supply the source code.
SN Systems (www.snsys.com) have set up the GCC compiler and binutils for
the MIPS r5900 Playstation 2 system. (click PS2 then you can see the
Can you provide the actual web site? I was unable to find the
programs you mention in a quick search.
They have made the source to there modified GCC available on there site
but have not made available the source to the binutils, I have emailed
them (Alex Rice, firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com) they first said
that they did not have to but now they have just stopped replying to
Are you certain that they are using the GNU binutils? Are you certain
that the sources they supply do not include the binutils sources?