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Hello I have looked some at the devc++ IDE which appears to be using mingw32. However I''m a bit unsure if this compiler ''forces'' me to GPL projects compiled with it or not. Does anyone know anything about this? How can I be sure I don''t get my programs GPL infected? Thanks.

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The compiler used does not "infect" a project (unless you''re distributing the compiler itself). Using third-party GPL libraries might. Check the distribution terms for the libraries.

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Original post by Ranor
Hello

I have looked some at the devc++ IDE which appears to be using mingw32. However I''m a bit unsure if this compiler ''forces'' me to GPL projects compiled with it or not.

Does anyone know anything about this? How can I be sure I don''t get my programs GPL infected?

Thanks.



If your so concerned just replace the mingw command line compilers with the free borland or .NET compilers, but I didn''t see anything like that in the licence.


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