[FFmpeg-devel] [Patch] Enable gpl if enabled nonfree
Sun Jan 18 18:03:24 CET 2009
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 04:12:43PM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Diego Biurrun <diego <at> biurrun.de> writes:
> > On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 12:18:46PM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> > > Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos <at> rainbow.studorg.tuwien.ac.at> writes:
> > >
> > > > --- configure (revision 13060)
> > > > +++ configure (working copy)
> > > > @@ -1336,6 +1336,7 @@
> > > >
> > > > +enabled nonfree && enable gpl
> > >
> > > I'd like to propose this patch once again.
> > >
> > > I think it does not make sense semantically to --enable-gpl --enable-nonfree.
> > I object. We should absolutely not fiddle with license issues
> > behind the user's back.
> That is what we do now:
> We force the user (in some cases) to --enable-gpl. when he actually
> compiles a non-free version of FFmpeg.
That is not what we do. GPL parts have to be enabled explicitly,
nonfree parts have to be enabled explicitly. Of course the nonfree
option is incompatible with everything and the resulting binary is
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