meissner at suse.de
Fri Aug 14 06:29:24 CDT 2009
On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 12:52:48PM +0200, Michael Stefaniuc wrote:
> Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> > Marcus Meissner <marcus at jet.franken.de> writes:
> >> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 09:07:29PM +0200, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> >>> Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com> writes:
> >>>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 1:41 PM, Juan Lang<juan.lang at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>> All the more reason to use the existing libmpg123 instead of trying to
> >>>>>> maintain our own version, IMO.
> >>>>> Aric already explained that we can't: it doesn't exist on the Mac.
> >>>> Not to nitpick, but if that's the reason for bundling libmpg, there
> >>>> are several other libraries we should bundle...
> >>> It's not the reason, as you point out the Mac is lacking a lot of
> >>> things. I believe the reason we copied it was that it wasn't widely
> >>> available on Linux either, because of licensing issues. If it's now
> >>> included in the major distros then we should certainly consider dynamic
> >>> loading.
> >> At least on SUSE I have to patch it out due to license issues, so my builds
> >> do not have mp3 support.
> > What issues? The mp3 patents? That's a different problem than the
> Yes. Fedora has the same problem.
> > original licensing issues, though of course it is also a good argument
> > for making it a dynamic dependency.
> Right; saves the vendors the effort to patch it back out of Wine.
Just for the record,
I have no problem with patching it out, its just 1 commit in my local wine
git tree ;)
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