Pinnacle PCTV Pro support in bktr

Jacob Meuser jakemsr at
Tue May 17 01:21:40 PDT 2005

On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 09:10:14AM +0100, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> On Mon, 16 May 2005 20:00:01 -0700
> Jacob Meuser <jakemsr at> wrote:
> > speaking of which.  I submitted your bktr code to the ffmpeg developers,
> > and there is a small issue with it's license.  since the time you wrote
> > that, they have changed to mostly LGPL.  grab.c is LGPL.  would you like
> > to change the license of grab_bsdbktr.c to LGPL instead of the current
> > GPL?  otherwise, the bktr code can only be used if ffmpeg is built
> > with --enable-gpl.
> 	The GPL license in it comes from that in grab.c (from which the
> code is partly derived), otherwise I would have used BSDL :) I'm more than
> happy to see it softened to LGPL. Strictly speaking I suppose formal
> permission would have to come from the author of grab.c too, but since
> that code is now in LGPL that shouldn't be a problem.

that's what I figured.  I'll change it (using the text from the
current grab.c) and resubmit.


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