[Slackbuilds-users] fmodapi access upstream

Erik Hanson erik at slackbuilds.org
Mon Sep 5 21:21:49 UTC 2016

On Mon, 5 Sep 2016 13:46:58 -0700
Doogster <thedoogster at gmail.com> wrote:

> The FMOD Ex API downloads are now closed to the public. In order to
> even download them, you need to register on their site and then email
> them asking for access. I did that, and I now I have a 4.44.63 tarball
> that I can enjoy for personal use. I looked at the license I got with
> it, and it said that if I want to redistribute it, then I need to send
> them a second email and ask for a license to do that.
> Now, I could do that, but I'm not an SBo admin and I'm not the fmodapi
> maintainer, so it wouldn't help SBo much if I did. May I suggest that
> an SBo admin procures a license (I'm sure they're free) on behalf of
> SBo?

We don't host sources at all, so I think it would be inappropriate for
an admin to ask for a license on behalf of SBo. This should be done by
the maintainer, maybe in conjunction with someone that runs one of the
'sbo sources' mirrors.


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