[Libav-user] Building with purchased libraries

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 12:06:32 CET 2015

On 12/8/15, Yury Udovichenko <sales at wmspanel.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Our company is in process of purchasing binary version of x264 library from
> the legal representative of the library owner. This means we are not
> required to open the sources of our application.
> In addition we would like to use ffmpeg as part of the project but to use
> x264 library, we have to use "--enable-gpl" flag.
> This makes the project eligible for opening all sources under GPL.
> Our question is how do we build ffmpeg in a way not to be eligible for GPL?
> E.g. can we fix the build system not to use --enable-gpl parameter and
> release ffmpeg part under LGPL?

Fix the build system? Are you serious?
You are not allowed to do that.
You must compile ffmpeg without --enable-gpl flag.

> Thank you.
> Best regards,
> Yury Udovichenko,
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