[vlc-devel] Plugins license compatibility
aballier at gentoo.org
Fri Nov 27 12:41:14 CET 2009
Please feel free to correct be, IANAL, but:
> - taglib meta plugin:
> taglib requires GPL version 2.
1.6.1 seems to be LGPL-2.1 / MPL (hence isnt an issue?)
> - dirac codec plugin:
> dirac requires GPL version 2 (but schroedinger does not).
Here dirac 1.0.2 headers seem to be MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1 (not an
> - access_scp access plugin:
> libssh requires GPL version 3 (due to BSD advertisement clause).
You mean access_sftp & libssh2 here, right?
libssh2 1.2.2 copying file states a 3 clauses bsd license, hence
without the advertising clause. I suppose you mean when you link
libssh2 with openssl, but it can be built against gcrypt instead which
is lgpl afaik.
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