On 22/09/16 22:58, Bill Zissimopoulos wrote:
BTW, you mentioned a legal problem. I am seeing that LAME is LGPL licensed
and therefore should be eligible for inclusion in Cygwin(?).

No, there are plenty of LGPL packages in Cygwin. The problem with LAME is that it still has a number of active patents. [1] is a good write-up describing the problem, and said patents are enumerated in [2].


[1] - https://lwn.net/Articles/178285/
[2] - http://mp3licensing.com/patents/index.html

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