Bug#317129: gstreamer0.8-mad: License must be GPL, not LGPL
lool at dooz.org
Fri Aug 12 15:36:19 UTC 2005
tags 317129 + wontfix
retitle 317129 LGPL module linked with a GPL lib
On mer, jui 06, 2005, Bastian Kleineidam wrote:
> since the MAD library is GPL licensed, and the gstreamer0.8-mad plugin
> loads it in the address space with dlopen() the gstreamer0.8-mad
> packet must be released under GPL, not under the LGPL.
After consulting debian-legal, I'm far more confused than I
initially was. I will still ship the upstream README file to document
the situation, but the "copyright" file will stay LGPL as the upstream
source is (the jack plugin was removed, for other reasons).
I'm marking this wontfix so that other people see this issue was
Loïc Minier <lool at dooz.org>
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