[Mageia-dev] cinelerra (war Re: rehashing the faac issue)

Guillaume Rousse guillomovitch at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 14:14:17 CET 2012

Le 31/10/2012 12:57, Christiaan Welvaart a écrit :
> On Wed, 31 Oct 2012, Guillaume Rousse wrote:
>> Le 31/10/2012 10:23, Christiaan Welvaart a écrit :
>>> On Tue, 2 Oct 2012, Guillaume Rousse wrote:
>>>> Given the importance of this package for several multimedia-related
>>>> software (it is a mandatory dependency for cinerella, for instance), I
>>>> think it's time
>>> Do you have a cinelerra source rpm that builds against cauldron ffmpeg?
>>> And we can build it without AAC encoding support I think.
>> No. Otherwise, I wouldn't have opened this painful discussion again.
> Isn't cinelerra licensed under the GPLv2+, which means we are not
> allowed to distribute binaries linked against a non-free library? It
> looks like the faac discussion is not painful but completely useless.
I wasn't aware of such kind of restriction, but it reminds me of similar 
cases in the past. Anyway, faac isn't only used for cinelerra, and even 
if we can't distribute it, having one less ancestor to rebuild manually 
is still a gain.

> Who wants to maintain this package? I built it and it appears to work
> but complains a bit - maybe due to cauldron ffmpeg - and crashes when
> trying to output AAC ("mp4a") because I forgot to remove that UI option.
This is a distinct issue.

BOFH excuse #14:

sounds like a Windows problem, try calling Microsoft support

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