[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/5] configure: Add an explicit check and option for nvcc
softworkz at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 27 00:15:25 EET 2019
> From: Jean-Baptiste Kempf
> Sent: Dienstag, 26. Februar 2019 23:07
> To: ffmpeg-devel at ffmpeg.org
> Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/5] configure: Add an explicit check and option for nvcc
> On Tue, 26 Feb 2019, at 21:26, Soft Works wrote:
> > It's an external and separate executable. It is not a violation of
> > the GPL if ffmpeg checks for existence and executes that in a separate
> > process.
> Believing that executing in a separate process removes the obligation of the GPL is an very-much-shared but totally-wrong idea.
Even if you're right - this doesn't apply here because in this case we're talking about a binary that is NOT distributed as part of the software.
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