[SM-Commit] GIT changes to master grimoire by Ladislav Hagara (0796c9d47ec7c68a0cb796ec0ddff24908eab86f)
Arwed von Merkatz
v.merkatz at gmx.net
Thu Mar 25 12:46:58 EDT 2010
Excerpts from Ladislav Hagara's message of Thu Mar 25 17:34:27 +0100 2010:
> >> ffmpeg 0.5.1, SECURITY_PATCH=1
> >> added --enable-nonfree to faac
> >> ./configure: libfaac is nonfree and --enable-nonfree is not specified.
> >> What our Source Mage lawyer think about this?
> >> optional_depends faac \
> >> - "--enable-libfaac" \
> >> + "--enable-libfaac --enable-nonfree" \
> >> "" \
> >> "support for faac"&&
> >> optional_depends libtheora \
> > Should be a separate option with a z-warning.
> I added option --enable-nonfree to faac, Robin Cook added it to ffmpeg-svn.
> Is faac candidate to z-rejected?
> From http://www.audiocoding.com/faac.html :
> FAAC is based on the original ISO MPEG reference code. The changes to
> this code are licensed under the LGPL license. The original license is
> not compatible with the LGPL, please be aware of this when using FAAC.
> The original license text can be found in the README file included in
> the download package.
Sounds like it has to go to z-rejected. If the original license is not
compatible with the LGPL, the whole thing doesn't have a valid license as far
as I can tell.
Arwed v. Merkatz Source Mage GNU/Linux developer
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