Re: [dev] MIT/BSD licensed ELF linker?

From: Jan Klemkow <>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 20:19:50 +0100

I don't know if it is production ready, but a former the former OpenBSD
developer mickey_AT_ has written an own static linker, which he uses for
his OpenBSD fork AErieBSD.

The AErieBSD-Project is dead, but his linker is at github:


On Tue, Aug 04, 2015 at 10:42:53PM +0200, Anselm R Garbe wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm working on a new stali distro (current state will be published
> during the next days) and am looking for a ELF capable linker that
> doesn't suffers from GPL/copyleft licensing issues.
> Background: I need to solve the problem of not offering pre-linked
> binaries that combine GPLed portions with other licensed portions...
> but to come up with a neat solution, I'd like to rely on a free ELF
> linker.
> Suggestions?
> Best regards,
> Anselm

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