[FFmpeg-cvslog] LICENSE: Clarify --enable-nonfree.
Carl Eugen Hoyos
git at videolan.org
Fri May 10 02:22:31 EEST 2019
ffmpeg | branch: master | Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> | Fri May 10 01:18:58 2019 +0200| [479a5f644f07d78b2de0536d85a094c2f73b0d7d] | committer: Carl Eugen Hoyos
LICENSE: Clarify --enable-nonfree.
Using the configure option --enable-nonfree makes the resulting binary unredistributable.
LICENSE.md | 5 +----
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 4 deletions(-)
diff --git a/LICENSE.md b/LICENSE.md
index 6738914e85..c7d6bf7121 100644
@@ -103,10 +103,7 @@ license version needs to be upgraded by passing `--enable-version3` to configure
There are certain libraries you can combine with FFmpeg whose licenses are not
compatible with the GPL and/or the LGPL. If you wish to enable these
libraries, even in circumstances that their license may be incompatible, pass
-`--enable-nonfree` to configure. But note that if you enable any of these
-libraries the resulting binary will be under a complex license mix that is
-more restrictive than the LGPL and that may result in additional obligations.
-It is possible that these restrictions cause the resulting binary to be
+`--enable-nonfree` to configure. This will cause the resulting binary to be
The Fraunhofer FDK AAC and OpenSSL libraries are under licenses which are
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