Re: [MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] haiku support
- Date: Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:57:03 +0200
- From: Alexander Strasser <eclipse7@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] haiku support
On 2017-09-10 15:57 +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On 08.09.2017, at 08:10, Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > On 02.09.2017, at 22:28, Compn <tempn@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> patch looks ok to me.
I am not against this if it passes review. Of course license problems
will have to be resolved first.
Both will probably be hard if the original author is not available.
> >> maintained by miqlas.
Is miqlas possibly subscribed here?
Would miqlas be willing to maintain these modules in MPlayer?
> >> any haiku users out there? :)
> > Some of the files lack license headers, I don't think the ao/vo modules should be enabled unconditionally,
> > the libraries should be linked against depending on enabed modules, not depending on OS,
> > the header include guards don't have the right format (especially should not start with _),
> > several files miss license headers (and I don't like the MIT license one either, because then I have to check of it's compatible with GPL, plus the actual license needs to be included as well).
> I now checked, unfortunately the are quite a few "MIT" licenses, and some few of those are actually GPL-incompatible (contain advertising clause).
> So I'm afraid the licensing needs to be clarified before we can add it, otherwise distributions like Debian will be mad at us...
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