From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-22 10:39:28
On Wednesday 22 March 2006 18:30, David Abrahams wrote:
> Whoever regenerated the jamgram.h/jamgram.c files the last time used
> bison instead of plain yacc, which means that we now have GPL'd source
> in Boost. This problem needs to be fixed ASAP. I realize it doesn't
> legally affect usability of Boost source, but it *does* cause major
> problems for legal departments evaluating the usability of Boost.
Well, I don't know who regenerated this file, but it has this blurb:
/* As a special exception, when this file is copied by Bison into a
Bison output file, you may use that output file without restriction.
This special exception was added by the Free Software Foundation
in version 1.24 of Bison. */
-- Vladimir Prus http://vladimir_prus.blogspot.com Boost.Build V2: http://boost.org/boost-build2
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