[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: mplayer, the time has come



Le Mar 15 Février 2005 03:02, Ken Bloom a écrit :
> On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 11:46:38 +0100, A Mennucc wrote:
> > There have been two main problems keeping mplayer out of Debian:
> > licenses and copyrights.
> >
> > Licenses:
> > the upstream code contains some code that is protected by (more or
> > less) actively enforced licenses: DeCSS code to decode encrypted
> > dvd; ffmpeg and OpenDivx code to en/decode MPEG4.
> >
> > Solution:
> > the DeCSS  is deleted from the package proposed for Debian
>
> What functionality do we lose by doing this?

we are unable to read encrypted DVD (quite all of them that means). 
*but* I guess that this mplayer (I've not tested it though) is able to 
dlopen the libdcss2 that is packaged on third party mirrors (e.g. on C. 
Marilliat's repo)
-- 
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

Attachment: pgpaqKPO9nLEQ.pgp
Description: PGP signature


Reply to: