[Mageia-dev] packaging amrwb ?

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Wed Jun 20 14:13:11 CEST 2012

On Wed, 20 Jun 2012, Simple w wrote:

> 2012/6/20 Oliver Burger <oliver.bgr at googlemail.com>:
> > Am 20.06.2012 12:45, schrieb Simple w:
> >
> >> about faac was already discussed, but i dont understand why amrwb
> >> wasnt packaged so that apps can be build against it, it exists in svn,
> >> could anyone please clarify?
> >>
> >> I see that amrwd doesnt have the same problems that faac has, so it
> >> could easily go to the non-free repository since its under a
> >> commercial license.
> >
> > According to wikipedia it's patented as well. So it's the same issue.
> Appears to be different from faac case, because this one doesnt have a
> GPL license, so it could be in non-free repository.

It seems the license doesn't allow distribution of compiled versions,
so it's not suitable for nonfree repository.

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