[PATCH] Fix ColdFire support for GCC 3.4 in libgloss
Fri Oct 17 22:28:00 GMT 2003
Doug Evans wrote:
> > > I'm afraid I can't accept this change as-is. The problem is that gcc
> > > code is under the GPL license and newlib does not accept GPL licensed
> > > contributions. If you want to make your own set of macros based on your
> > > "observations of gcc" or if you were to copy from a BSD-licensed source,
> > > that would be fine, but to copy the macros (plus/minus comments)
> > > directly from the gcc code is not.
> > This isn't a problem: I'm the author of those changes in GCC,
> > and my FSF copyright assignment papers grant me full ownership
> > of my contributions.
> Eh? I was under the impression that all FSF copyright assignments
> transfer ownership to the FSF.
I've re-read my copy of the papers and there's a paragraph
"(d) FSF agrees to grant back to Developer, and does hereby grant,
non-exclusive, royalty-free and non-cancellable rights to use the
Works (i.e., Developer's changes and/or enhancements not the
Program that they enhance), as Developer sees fit; this grant back
does not limit FSF's rights and public rights acquired through
Yack, I really hate legal matters ;-)
// Bernardo Innocenti - Develer S.r.l., R&D dept.
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