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Re: Packaging of dvd software

On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 01:21:36PM -0400, Stephen Gran wrote:
> I have just asked on -mentors, and been referred to you for this
> question, so here I am.  I am considering packaging a small (15K
> compressed) utility that extracts data from video dvd's.  It does not
> link against libdvdcss, although it will use it if found.  The program

If it uses the library if found, then it links against it; it's just doing
the linking itself (presumably with dlopen and friends) instead of having
ld.so do it.

Not being a requirement is significant, though, as it (in some cases)
can keep a program from being forced into contrib.

*snip stuff I can't answer*

> Please cc: me, as I am not subscribed to -legal.  I have set the
> Reply-To: header to reflect this.

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Glenn Maynard

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