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Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Binaries using ffmpeg unredistributable

From: Martin Lambers
Subject: Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Binaries using ffmpeg unredistributable
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2010 14:51:20 +0100
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On 07/12/10 14:01, Tony Theodore wrote:
> On 7 December 2010 20:16, Volker Grabsch <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Martin Lambers <address@hidden> schrieb:
>>> It may be a good idea to remove at least --enable-nonfree, and I
>>> personally think that --enable-gpl and --enable-version3 should also be
>>> removed. Packages that want these features may add them locally, and all
>>> others are on the safe side.
>> I fully agree, because ffmpeg is not a pure GPL-library. So I disabled
>> those three options:
> Static linking is a grey area, but the ffmpeg developers (among
> others) seem to consider it a violation of the LGPL [1].

I do not interpret this text in this way; I think the recommendation of
dynamic linking has other reasons. To quote the first paragraph of the
text: "It is not the only way to comply with the license, but we think
it is the easiest. There are also a few items that are not really
related to LGPL compliance but are good ideas anyway."


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