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

Ivan Uskov ivan.uskov at nablet.com
Fri Oct 9 10:08:27 CEST 2015

Hello Hendrik,

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 11:43:37 PM, you wrote:

HL> We're not talking about dynamic linking here though, but runtime loading.
HL> Can I not use VAAPI because the underlying driver behind it may be closed
HL> source?
I  do  not  know  I'm  not  expert.  But most likely VAAPI treats as "system
library" in GPL terms.
HL> In fact we talked about this exact topic with j-b the other day, and he is
HL> the closest to a lawyer we have around here ;), and he agreed that FFmpeg
HL> built against the mfx dispatcher is no problem - it only becomes a problem
HL> when you start distributing the Intel binary with it, which you shouldn't
HL> do.
Ok, got it.

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

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