[Ffmpeg-devel] overall license review - adding proper license headers

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg
Wed Sep 6 10:29:46 CEST 2006


On 9/6/06, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:


> So what exactly is the license if libavcodec/i386/idct_mmx.c is part of
> FFmpeg?  GPL?  LGPL?  LGPL with an extra clause?  Which clause exactly?
> I haven't seen Michel make a crystal-clear statement yet and the note we
> currently have is so misleading to be downright wrong.
> This has practical implications as well.  Is another option for
> configure needed?  --enable-gpl and --enable-lgpl-with-strings-attached?

I'd say that since we don't have explicity banner that state the
licence, everything that needed --enable-gpl to get compiled are GPL.

That has the nice advantage to be very straightforward, and to LGPL a
whole bunch of code.

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