[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: disabling --enable-libmfx and --enable-gpl combination

Ivan Uskov ivan.uskov at nablet.com
Thu Oct 8 18:47:57 CEST 2015

Hello Hendrik,

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 7:03:36 PM, you wrote:

HL> That doesn't seem correct to me. The mfx dispatcher library has the BSD
HL> license plastered all over it. BSD is compatible with the GPL.
Dispatcher, yes, but mfx library by itself which loaded by dispatcher is not.

HL> On top of that, it would seriously limit the use of these features, so why
HL> would Intel want that?
Because  mfx  library  is  not  GPL  I  believe. Else anybody may ask mfx library
sources since it uses by GPL build of ffmpeg.

Best regards,
 Ivan                            mailto:ivan.uskov at nablet.com

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