[klibc] Re: [BK PATCH] klibc for 2.5.62

Richard Henderson rth@twiddle.net
Sat, 22 Feb 2003 15:33:44 -0800

On Sat, Feb 22, 2003 at 01:06:15AM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> >>
> >> I strongly recommend that you just copy the asm files from
> >> arch/alpha/lib instead of whatever horribleness is going on
> >> here attempting to frob compiler output.
> >
> > Hm, I don't know what the build is doing, that would be Kai's section.
> >
> klibc is "new BSD", the kernel is GPL.  I *cannot* copy code from the
> kernel proper.  Period.

Lovely.  I assume if this thing ever gets included in kernel
sources that it'll get dual licensed?  At which point I *can*
just copy the right bits into the right place.

Anyway, my point stands that sedding compiler output is a
recipie for disaster.

> P.S. *Please* address klibc issues to klibc@zytor.com and not to me and
> especially not to Greg...

Greg should have mentioned that in his post then, shouldn't he?