[rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Mon Apr 21 00:10:28 CDT 2003

>    Well, it means they'd have to go back to pcc. ;)  The fact that GNU's
> compiler is used to generate the binaries does not make it a GNU
> product.  To follow your logic to the next level, running NetBSD on a
> SPARC processor makes it a Sun product, or placing that machine on a
> floor which I washed with Mop-n-Glo would make it a Johnson Wax product.

I disagree with those examples! For one, if you compile using GCC, chances
are that you are linking to some of the GNU libs, therefore you are
acutally including GNU code (via static or dynamic linkage) on your
product. Therefore the distiction lines are quite blurred....

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