[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add NVENC encoder

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 12:03:49 CET 2014

On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 11:38 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:

> Timo Rothenpieler <timo <at> rothenpieler.org> writes:
> > I'm not sure if this needs to be flagged as nonfree.
> Please mark it as non-free, the header clearly says
> that it must not be used for open-source software

Where does it say that?

Its just a API header, using a certain API doesn't make your code non-free,
you are not including any code or other protected things in the
Only the header itself is subject to the NVIDIA license, a compiled program
that uses the header, but doesn't distribute it, is not.

- Hendrik

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