Re: [stella] 6502 superoptimizer update

Subject: Re: [stella] 6502 superoptimizer update
From: Thomas Boutell <boutell@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2005 08:38:47 -0400
On Wed, 1 Jun 2005, B. Watson wrote:

> I'm a big fan of the GPL, so I think it's a great idea. I'm no lawyer,
> but I'd say that the optimized code you generate would not count as
> a derived work (any more than the binaries built by a GPL'ed compiler
> would, or the images created by a GPL'ed image editor).

That's correct, the output of gcc is NOT GPLed. "Work products" of a
GPLed program are not GPLed (unless the user wants them to be).

Thomas Boutell
Boutell.Com, Inc.

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