[Ffmpeg-devel] overall license review - adding proper license headers
Wed Oct 11 10:08:08 CEST 2006
On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 11:47:59AM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 04:13:47PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > [...]
> I stumbled over another (the last?) issue, libavcodec/sparc/vis.h is
> marked as GPL, although the initial commit log message says they can be
> used as LGPL with permission from the author. The other file in that
> directory, libavcodec/sparc/dsputil_vis.c, has a completely confused
> license header that claims both GPL and LGPL. I'll apply the attached
> patch and switch both to LPGL proper by mid-week if I don't hear any
> --- libavcodec/sparc/vis.h (revision 6597)
> +++ libavcodec/sparc/vis.h (working copy)
> @@ -2,21 +2,20 @@
> * vis.h
> * Copyright (C) 2003 David S. Miller <davem at redhat.com>
> - * This file is part of mpeg2dec, a free MPEG-2 video stream decoder.
> - * See http://libmpeg2.sourceforge.net/ for updates.
> + * This file is part of FFmpeg.
I'm having a bit of second thoughts about this hunk, although I think
it's just a little bit of historical technicality. David agreed to have
this file integrated in FFmpeg as LGPL and it is now a part of FFmpeg,
so it might as well be labeled as such.
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