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

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos
Wed Dec 8 16:35:59 CET 2010

Jason Garrett-Glaser <jason <at> x264.com> writes:

> It's trivial to spot: the x264 compiled with disable-gpl is different
> with a quick "strings".  Something like this should work on an
> executable, library, whatever:
> strings x264.exe | grep -C2 "core %d%s" | head --lines=1
> This will say "left" if GPL, "right" if not.  I've tested it on x264 and
> ffmpeg.

But this will only tell me if x264 was compiled with disable-gpl, not if a
commercial license was actually acquired. (I will of course continue to ask you.)

Carl Eugen

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