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Re: Bug#157719: ITP: ffmpeg -- FFmpeg Streaming Multimedia System

On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 03:10:05PM +0200, Marc Leeman wrote:
> > Are you aware that ffmpeg need lame ?
> yes and no:
> yes I am aware of that 
> 	and
> no not "need"
> --enable-mp3lame) mp3lame="yes"
> (the default is "no")
> but since nvrec requires mp3lame I am trouble anyway ;)

Well lame isn't included in the distribution because of patent problems

And the same patents (and other ones) cover ffmpeg, which can encode
(among other things) AC3, MPEG1 video, MPEG4, and MPEG 1 layer 2 audio.

So it looks like either way you're in trouble.

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