Re: Mplayer again.
Dariush Pietrzak <email@example.com> wrote:
> I was just about to send packages for uploading, when one more issue
> about mplayer's sources creeped up, one file seems to bee a bit
> controversial on licence side ( divx_vbr.c, included later in this
> Since then, I've located way around it: "Michael Niedermayer
> implemented a two-pass mode directly into libavcodec".
> What are my options now?
> - can I remove this file in debian-patch? i.e. it would be it
> .orig.tar.gz, and get removed in diff, or do I need fix upstream first?
> Also, how problematic is what we have here?
I found a copy of a DivX Open License at
http://www.videocoding.de/divx_license.html. It is incompatible with
the GPL. In any case, the copyright notice is so vague, that we don't
know what license it is really under. So you should take it out of
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