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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Software containing patented codecs
  • From: Herbert Graeber <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 16:21:35 +0200
  • Message-id: <200710031621.36304.lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Am Dienstag, 2. Oktober 2007 schrieb Adrian Schröter:
> On Friday 28 September 2007 20:10:06 wrote Juergen Weigert:
> > On Sep 28, 07 18:31:43 +0200, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> > > On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 10:25:33AM -0600, Wade Berrier wrote:
> > > > I was under the impression that the build service was not to be used
> > > > for patent encumbered software...  is this not the case?
> > > >
> > > > I'm seeing:
> > > >
> > > > ffmpeg (project home:enzokiel)
> > > > mythtv (project home:zCougar)
> > > >
> > > > What are the policies about this?
> > > >
> > > > (If this software is allowed... maybe the packman packages should
> > > > also be added?)
> > >
> > > You point them out, they get deleted ... ;)
> >
> > Right. We need to delete tar-balls that do not conform to opensuse
> > policies.
> > Please also notify the contributors of this, so that they
> > can rescue their spec files and patches.
>
> Indeed, they are removed now.
>
> Please find a not complete, but helpfull blacklist here:
>
>  http://en.opensuse.org/Application_Black_List

There is somewhere a dvbcut package in the BS. Dvbcut includes a copy of 
libffmpeg.

Herbert
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