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

Diego Biurrun diego
Wed Sep 6 11:46:40 CEST 2006

On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 10:29:46AM +0200, Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> 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.

I don't get what you are trying to say here...


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