[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH v2] avcodec/nvenc: Include NVENC SDK header

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Sat Dec 12 14:16:59 CET 2015

On 12.12.2015 14:03, Nicolas George wrote:
> Le duodi 22 frimaire, an CCXXIV, Andreas Cadhalpun a écrit :
>> I don't agree as I have already explained previously.
> Fortunately, your arguments have no legal standing.

Neither have yours.

> The (L)GPL does not have a rule against distributing a binary that can load
> a proprietary file.

However, the (L)GPL has a rule that allows distribution of a
binary only together with the complete corresponding source code,
that also includes the source code of any dynamically loaded
library needed at run-time.

> That would make ffmpeg all but useless, I hope you
> realize that, because most of the licenses for the multimedia files
> themselves are GPL-incompatible.

Multimedia files are no library of executable code.

Best regards,

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