[FFmpeg-user] non-redistributable non-free

Mike Rotondo Rbigm101 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 20:23:56 CET 2011

Mike Rotondo <Rbigm101 <at> yahoo.com> writes:

>> Can I provide a shell script to someone that compiles and installs a
>> non-redistributable non-free version of ffmpeg?

> What was wrong with Haralds answer?

> Note that afaict, no lawyers are posting on this list, and only a lawyer
> give you a binding answer!
> (I am not a lawyer.)

> Apart from warranty, The GPL and the LGPL primarily restrict the
distribution of
> binaries, so if you distribute shell scripts (that I suppose are not
based on
> FFmpeg source code), I wonder what you are worried about.

> Carl Eugen

Sorry it was a double post (i've never posted before).

But no it wouldn't have any FFmpeg source in the script,
it would just download configure make and install the source.

Haralds answer confirmed what I originally thought.

- Mike

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