[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] dynload for libfaac

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Mon Mar 1 18:05:11 CET 2010


On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 12:10 AM, Gianluigi Tiesi <mplayer at netfarm.it> wrote:
>>> since libfaac cannot be linked in ffmpeg, I've made a patch similar
>>> to faadbin,
>> [..]
>>> I've removed at all the previous way to use libfaac, since it's not
>>> redistributable
>> Eh... And how does this change it?
> It would enable shipping a libavcodec.so binary that runs without
> requiring that libfaac.so is available. This allows the two libraries
> being distributed by different distribution channels/distributors.

It wouldn't change the license of FFmpeg compiled with Faac support;
it's still undistributable.


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