[FFmpeg-devel] Static Link library exception to LGPL

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue May 22 19:57:26 CEST 2012

Don Moir <donmoir <at> comcast.net> writes:

> > Simply follow the license compliance checklist on
> > http://ffmpeg.org/legal.html skipping point 2, instead offer object
> > files of the application together with the FFmpeg source to allow
> > relinking.
> Should point 2 be changed to mention if you static link, you need to 
> provide the lib files for relinking?

I am not against this, but the idea was to make it as simple as 
possible and believe me, this turned out to make a lot of sense.

> As it stands, using dlls reads as a requirement. 

It should read as "one possibility to be certain to comply".

Carl Eugen

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