[fpc-pascal] About fpc license.

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Apr 10 07:44:08 CEST 2020

On Thu, 9 Apr 2020, fredvs via fpc-pascal wrote:

> Hello.
> I have done a fork of fpc fixes_3_2 and made some modification of original
> code.
> May I distribute the fpc binary of that patched version with the units
> files, ready to use out-of-the-box?


> Must I add the source of the change done?

If it is in the compiler, yes. I am not so clear on the RTL/Packages.

> What I am not allowed to do?

Change the copyright and put your name on it.

I'm surprised you want to distribute your own version of the compiler.

Maybe you could simply share the changes with the FPC team, see if they can
be included in the main compiler/rtl.


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