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

compn tempn at twmi.rr.com
Fri Sep 16 02:20:27 CEST 2011

On Fri, 16 Sep 2011 09:31:45 +1200, Lobster wrote:
>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.

prores doesnt use anything from libopencore.

just it maybe confusing (or goes against gpl?) to have one library
gplv2only and another library gplv3 in the same binary program.

we'd need to find some kind of license expert to tell us the proper way
i guess.


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