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

Ivan Uskov ivan.uskov at nablet.com
Thu Oct 8 21:21:50 CEST 2015

Hello Timothy,

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 8:29:31 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.

TG> I don't think GPL has any provisions for dynamic loading, only linking.
If I understanding this correct:
GPL does not make difference between static and dynamic linking.

I  believe  it   would  be  too  simple  to  make  any proprietary library is
"opensource" just by writing an opensource proxy/wrapper. :-)

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

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