[MPlayer-dev-eng] 64-bit issue in ad_faad.c
diego at biurrun.de
Mon Apr 30 19:14:59 CEST 2007
On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 07:47:43PM +0300, Ismail Dönmez wrote:
> On Monday 30 April 2007 19:43:10 Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > On Monday, 30 April 2007 at 18:43, Ismail Dönmez wrote:
> > > On Monday 30 April 2007 19:40:05 Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > > [...]
> > >
> > > > > In this case, current faad2 version in freshrpms is 2.5.
> > > >
> > > > Which is the version with GPL incompatible license. I'm not sure it's
> > > > even legal to distribute mplayer linked against that faad2 version.
> > >
> > > Nero claims its still GPL v2.
> > Maybe they changed it back, I'll check it. But some time around 2.1 there
> > was an additional GPL-incompatible clause inserted into the license text.
> There is still that clause but multiple people from Nero claimed its still GPL
> compatible, so they can't possibly sue you for distributing it.
That's completely irrelevant. They changed the license and it's now
incompatible with the GPL. Therefore you cannot distribute binaries
that combine GPL code with the newly licensed FAAD2.
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