[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add configure option to disable patent-encumbered code

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Jan 27 02:21:07 CET 2010

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 02:26:11PM -0800, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
> Attached patch by Ramiro adds an option to disable all potentially
> patent-encumbered code in ffmpeg.  It doesn't leave much, but I
> suspect some people may find it useful.
> Dark Shikari

>  Makefile      |    9 +++++++++
>  configure     |   11 +++++++++++
>  hello_world.c |    7 +++++++
>  3 files changed, 27 insertions(+)
> f88d0ef718cd6e34b863559735108b492dcfad18  disable_patents.diff

This patch is not usefull as it is as it disables everything.
Not everything is patent encumbered thus it also causes
a false impression.

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