GPL Flaw (Was: Android mythbusters)
bsder at allcaps.org
Mon Nov 9 15:25:20 PST 2009
David Brown wrote:
> Unfortunately, most companies don't seem to be willing to pay for
> support for a compiler, especially the gcc front end. I don't know
> how well CodeSourcery actually does, but I tried in vain to convince
> my company to pay them for support.
I don't know about CodeSourcery, but Cygnus (before being bought by
RedHat) used to do quite well porting the gcc toolchain to new embedded
systems or processors.
This seems to be a reasonable market. CodeSourcery seems to do some of
it. IAR systems seems to do it. There are a couple of others.
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