[Ffmpeg-devel] CyberLink PowerCinema for Linux

Måns Rullgård mru
Mon Jun 6 19:50:33 CEST 2005

Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> writes:

> On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 06:12:35PM +0200, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
>> > It contains more tarballs and a few patches.  Among them is an
>> > unmodified version of MPlayer 1.0pre7 and an object file in the ffmpeg
>> > directory:
>> >
>> > http://mplayerhq.hu/~diego/PCMLinux_GPL_sources/ffmpeg/ff_all.o
>> >
>> > Can anybody make heads or tails of this one?  There is no source code,
>> > which they should be distributing alongside the object file...
>> That's a few C++ classes (VideoPictureQueue, PacketQueue, Decoder,
>> and a few others), some of which use the normal lavc/lavf API.  There
>> are also references to Python and SDL, and of course libc.  The
>> wonderful tool "nm" will tell you all this.
>> My understanding of the LGPL is that there is no requirement to
>> release source code to that file.
> LGPL is irrelevant. Since MPlayer is GPL and the code is linked to
> MPlayer, it's all subject to the terms of the GPL.

How could that file (ff_all.o) be linked with mplayer?  It has no
references to symbols in mplayer, and AFAIK mplayer isn't a library

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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