[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/2] Implement dynamic loading of NewTek NDI library

Marton Balint cus at passwd.hu
Fri Feb 23 00:47:22 EET 2018

On Thu, 22 Feb 2018, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:

> 2018-02-22 20:26 GMT+01:00 Marton Balint <cus at passwd.hu>:
>> On Wed, 21 Feb 2018, Nicolas George wrote:
>>> Marton Balint (2018-02-20):
>>>> The patch might has merits even if the library remains in the NONFREE
>>>> section, no?
>>> I see more code and easier circumvention of the GPL, but no merit.
>>> Please be more specific.
>> I guess the biggest advantage of dynamic loading is that it can use the
>> environment variable for finding the library, this approach is documented /
>> encouraged in the NDI SDK.
> This doesn't sound convincing imo: Does the company distribute
> the dynamic library with different names?

No. In fact, now they only provide a .so file, so static linking is no 
longer possible.


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