Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#7893 closed defect (fixed)

Disagreement between LICENSE and configure script

Reported by: Jorge Acereda Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: documentation
Version: git-master Keywords:
Cc: Blocked By:
Blocking: Reproduced by developer: no
Analyzed by developer: no


According to the configure script, nvenc can be used in a LGPL setting.

According to the LICENSE file it requires enabling nonfree.

We need an official statement for

Change History (3)

comment:1 by Timo R., 5 years ago

I have no idea who put that there and when, but the "binary blob" is the Nvidia driver, which is widely accepted as system library.

in reply to:  description comment:2 by Carl Eugen Hoyos, 5 years ago

Component: undetermineddocumentation
Priority: normalminor
Status: newopen
Version: unspecifiedgit-master

Replying to jacereda:

We need an official statement for

Please ask your lawyers, we are not lawyers.

comment:3 by Carl Eugen Hoyos, 5 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: openclosed

Removed the incorrect statement about nvenc requiring nonfree in c8b50ff8f9b3c102765e8b8902db82e9ebf7332c, thank you for the report!

Last edited 5 years ago by Carl Eugen Hoyos (previous) (diff)
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