[Slackbuilds-users] ffmpeg and "non-redistributable binary"

Black Rider softwareworks at use.startmail.com
Sat Mar 12 22:07:25 UTC 2016

El Sat, 12 Mar 2016 23:04:07 +0100, Andrzej Telszewski escribió:

> Hi,
> Some of the dependencies for _ffmpeg_ make it "non-redistributable
> binary".
> I'd like to ask what does it mean?
> Does it mean it's forbidden to redistribute the binary because of law
> restrictions?
> Or does it mean the binary will contain instructions that cannot be
> executed on, for example, previous generations of the CPU?

It means that copyright/patents can make the resulting binary non-
distributable according to the law.

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