[MPlayer-dev-eng] Need a guide to implement a codec library using hardware video codec
Nicola.Sabbi at poste.it
Mon Apr 21 12:26:23 CEST 2008
On Monday 21 April 2008 12:08:22 Lee Kwangwoo wrote:
> The modified code of the mplayer will be released under the GPL.
> But I have one question about codec library. If I write a library
> for a hardware device which can be used to control the hardware
> device commonly and which can also be used with mplayer, is it
> released under the GPL license?
this is up to the author, but read below
> In my situation, I can not open the control code of the hardware
> device. If I must release the hardware codec library under the GPL
> license, I should rethink using mplayer code. Should I implement
> whole things? well.. get permission from my boss???
the point is that if your library isn't gpl-compatible you can't
distribute mplayer (that is gpl) with it
> Let me know the right solution about this situation, please.
> Thank you.
easy: write your library as gpl
> Kwangwoo Lee
please, use only interleaved posting here
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