[FFmpeg-devel] [VOTE] License header consistency

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik
Mon Aug 18 16:33:58 CEST 2008

On Monday, 18 August 2008 at 16:23, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 03:02:37PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> > Ivan Kalvachev wrote:
> > > This check would also exclude the possibility of using more permissive
> > > licenses like BSD, MIT, public code - e.g. vc1dsp_mmc.c
> > 
> > Good point.  We could have a list of allowed licenses, of course.
> I think a better, and easier to maintain approch would be to grep for
> the problematic parts in head -n 123 file
> that is "this library" "<non existent version>" "<old address>"

Whitelist approach is better in this case IMHO, i.e. grep for
"part of FFmpeg" "GPL version 2|LGPL version 2.1" "current address"
and fail if no match.


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