[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH]Support ProRes if libopencore is not available / was disabled

Lobster lobo at lobs.sytes.net
Thu Sep 15 23:31:45 CEST 2011

On 16/09/2011 8:45 a.m., Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Why does ProRes depend on libopencore in the first place? As far as I 
> know any real ProRes video/audio files wont use any codecs provided by 
> libopencore.
> libopencore's software license is not compatible with GPL v2 (but v3), FFmpeg's
> ProRes decoder is GPL v2 (only).

I still fail to see why libopencore is an issue with ProRes, as I said
any real ProRes file shouldn't need or use anything provided by
libopencore anyway.

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