Effectively option #2 violates the GPL anyway since, if it's an integral part of the app and loaded as a bundle, it's still *required* by the app. It's a legal gray area.
I would recommend you go for option #1 and use lldb.
This list is not really the place to ask for legal advice such as this as none of us are lawyers.
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GNUstep Lead Developer
On Jun 16, 2013, at 6:40 AM, Maxthon Chan <address@hidden
Is there any way to prevent GPL from spreading into GNUstep Base (and everything that is built on top of it) when using BFD support? Is it possible to:
1) Use some alternative technologies, like LLVM and its subproject LLDB, or
2) Split the BFD support into a loadable bundle which is loaded instead of linked by Base?
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