[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dynamic plugins loading

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras
Sat Nov 6 12:33:48 CET 2010

On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 12:48 PM, Nicolas George
<nicolas.george at normalesup.org> wrote:
> Le sextidi 16 brumaire, an CCXIX, Felipe Contreras a ?crit?:
>> Didn't you read what I just said? The "build dependency" is on the
>> *source* package, being 'ffmpeg', this builds many binary packages:
>> ffmpeg, ffmpeg-libs, ffmpeg-devel, ffmpeg-encumbered-codecs. The only
>> difference between these packages is which files are contained, but
>> they were all built from the same original source package.
> So Fedora accepts its sources to be less redistributable than its binaries?
> That is quite strange indeed.

Huh? A source package is useless to end-users, then need to compile
it, at which point they become responsible. But anyway, my point was
that it was a possibility. After asking in #fedora-devel it does seem
like the source package would need the offending code removed, thus
that is not an option.

Felipe Contreras

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