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

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Wed Dec 8 21:59:54 CET 2010

On 12/8/10 4:35 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> 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.)

if it had been built with disable-gpl and Jason know nothing about them, 
then you have yet another copyright infringement =)

If the customers are welling to take advantage of free advertising we 
could put them on a section of http://ffmpeg.org/projects.html


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