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Subject: Re: [boost] Augmented trees
From: Lars Viklund (zao_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-10-11 17:53:01

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 03:42:06PM -0400, Greg Rubino wrote:
> You could use the implementation from the GCC STL! Actually, I think a lot
> of STL implementations use RB-trees for ordered associative containers. I
> bet there's a better choice out there, but I'm not really an expert.

The resulting GPL-licensed derived work would be quite unusable in
pretty much anything.

IANAL, but the runtime library exception [1] only seems to be applicable
when the GCC compiler compiles and links the bits and pieces into your

It wouldn't surprise me if libstdc++ was full of GCC intrinsics and
extensions too. I have a personal policy of not reading GPL source code,
so I cannot really say.


Lars Viklund | zao_at_[hidden]

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