[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: accept commercially-licensed libx264

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos
Tue Dec 7 18:57:22 CET 2010

Ramiro Polla <ramiro.polla <at> gmail.com> writes:

> libx264 can be built with --disable-gpl, to be used with a commercial
> license, which will export X264_GPL as 0 in their config file.
> Attached patch makes configure accept that.

Could you explain the use-case for this change?
Why would somebody prefer a shipped version of x264 (that I would expect to come
without headers) over the free version that we support?

Carl Eugen

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