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Re: A purely GNU system?

From: Andreas Enge
Subject: Re: A purely GNU system?
Date: Sat, 9 Nov 2019 22:55:27 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.12.1 (2019-06-15)

On Sat, Nov 09, 2019 at 03:15:16PM -0600, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>     Is glibc purely GNU?  It borrows code from a variety of sources and
>     was not written completely from scratch.  (Although there are many
>     parts which are unique to glibc, too.)
>     What about GNU tar?  It started out as pdtar.
> GCC shares a lot of libraries and components with other projects which are not
> necessarily GNU.

Thanks for your replies! Indeed, the pleasure of free software - we
can "remix"!


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