On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 15:13:39 (CEST), IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> On 2010-08-16 13:21, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> As I understand it, in principle we are safe if we can ensure that
>> 4-clause BSD only affects code parts that are not compiled into any of
>> the binary code that we redistribute.
>> Ideal for us (and for other distributors, I guess) would be if those
>> 4-clause BSD parts was placed in separate files by you upstream.  That
> i have submitted a patch to burkhard (and he has quickly incorporated it
> in upstream - thanks again) that does:
> - rebase lib/base64.c on a clause-3 BSD licensed version of the file
> (the new base is
> http://mediatools.cs.ucl.ac.uk/nets/mmedia/browser/common/trunk/src/base64.c,
> which is simply a re-licensed (with agreement by the copyright owner)
> version of the original file)
> - lib/os.c has the BSD-code moved away into lib/os_inet_aton.c (which
> can be excluded by us)
> - include/bgav_sem.h has the BSD-code moved out into
> include/bgav_sem_bsd.h (which can be excluded by us)
> so i think the issues are now fixed upstream...

Can you add this patch to the gmerlin-avcoder package in our git?
AFAIUI, this is the last open issue in this package that prevents it
from being uploaded, right?

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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