[linux-elitists] GCC GPL Violation Alert

Ruben I Safir - Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO ruben@mrbrklyn.com
Sat Feb 10 20:04:22 PST 2001


And there is no source distributed

On Sat, 10 Feb 2001 22:40:51 R P Herrold wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Feb 2001, Ruben I Safir - Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO wrote:
> 
> >  Does anyone know that Lucent Technologies has violated the GPL by using
> > GCC as part of the LUXWORKS compiler for WINDOWS to program
> > a 16k DSP series of chips... and in addition - they then sold it toooo
> > lots of companies working with the chips.
> >
> > This is a serious violation of the GPL
> 
> I am a sport ... So long as they'll provide me with the
> modified source, there is no violation ... What is the formal
> name of the product, and the vendor's address, and I'll post a
> certified letter and advise ... I infer there must be headers
> which have been infectiously polluted by the GPL to make GCC
> emit Win code -- neat !  If not, the FSF has a clear case.
> 
> Please advise.
> 
> -- Russ
> 
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