[FFmpeg-devel] a potential licensing conflict in libavfilter

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it
Tue Jul 5 13:25:02 CEST 2011

On date Saturday 2011-07-02 15:38:59 -0400, Nolan L encoded:
> On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 6:19 AM, Stefano Sabatini <
> stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it> wrote:
> > Possible solutions:
> > * relicense as LGPL the assembly code
> >
> This is what I would go for, but this code is mostly Loren's and I did not
> change any of the fundamentals of operation.
> Note: the x86/gradfun.c file has no copyright notice.
> >
> I have no issue with adding an LGPL notice to the file and licensing it
> under LGPL.

Followup: this was fixed in:
commit 082768f0b189b1706fdcd15b42dcca5fd0822315
Author: Loren Merritt <lorenm at u.washington.edu>
Date:   Sun Jul 3 22:47:10 2011 +0000

    vf_gradfun: relicense x86 asm to LGPL
    Actually I gave permission for LGPL long ago, but the original import
    failed to update the license header.

So we can consider this issue closed.
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