Re: 2.4.0-test8-pre1 is quite bad / how about integrating Rik's VM

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 16:35:20 EST

   Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2000 08:59:56 -0600
   From: Richard Gooch <>

   Jamie Lokier writes:
> Sorry, there's a GCC policy decision against putting it into a
> shared library.


Because this allows proprietary software vendor X to write
closed-source compiler backend Y using GCC to provide the
front end. If it never becomes a shared library, this sort
of thing cannot happen.

David S. Miller
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