[vlc-devel] GPLv3 dependencies (was Re: update on AppStore situation please)

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Jan 10 23:37:59 CET 2011

Le mardi 11 janvier 2011 00:16:44 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 12:11:48AM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> > Technical measures against copying or device tampering are not forbidden
> > as such by GPLv2. In the spirit of the GPL, they should probably be, but
> > that was not envisioned. I assume that MobileVLC does not include
> > (L)GPLv3 libraries.
> I think it doesn't include such libraries. As far as I've seen on normal
> VLC, we don't have yet LGPLv3 dependencies...

We do have libsmbclient for a start (not in MobileVLC contrib though). Debian 
and Ubuntu VLC's are already GPLv3.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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