[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] *.rc: add real license to LegalCopyright string
Ronald S. Bultje
rsbultje at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 19:26:02 CET 2013
On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 12:14 PM, James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/12/13 11:03 AM, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 8:58 PM, James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 10/12/13 10:45 PM, Timothy Gu wrote:
> >>> Signed-off-by: Timothy Gu <timothygu99 at gmail.com>
> >>> ---
> >>> Depends on the gen-rc patch
> >> This can be applied to the rc files in the tree, then to gen-rc
> >> in a separate patch once and if that's committed.
> >> The patch is good, but IANAL, so I'll let the review to someone
> >> more knowledgeable about the whole licensing stuff.
> > Why are the .rc files committed to the tree? Shouldn't they be generated
> > during the build?
> > Ronald
> There's no reason they should be generated during the build. They are not
> like pkg-config installed files but actual source files that get compiled.
> Timothy wants to add this gen-rc script for potential future usage.
Right, but unlike source files, these .rc files are all generated, through
gen-rc. Thus the source data, from a developer point of view, is gen-rc,
not the .rc files, and thus gen-rc, not the .rc files, should live on the
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