[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]lavd: Remove libndi newtek
Paul B Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 20:48:13 EET 2018
On 12/3/18, Jan Ekström <jeebjp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 6:06 PM Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It appears to me that NewTek abused our willingness to add an optional
>> external nonfree library, I don't see many better options. See Ticket
>> #7589 and a blog post by a NewTek engineer confirming the issue.
>> Patch untested.
>> Please comment, Carl Eugen
> On the general idea of this - agreed.
> Separately I think we should at least bring up a possible rethink of
> our policy about non-open source nonfree components.
> If it's:
> - Not part of the OS
> - Not open source
> ...maybe we should not include such a component upstream?
Yes, remove all hardware stuff +1.
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