Bug#797838: faac: build with mp4v2

Fabian Greffrath fabian at debian.org
Thu Sep 3 05:11:11 UTC 2015

Control: tags -1 wontfix

Am Donnerstag, den 03.09.2015, 00:00 +0200 schrieb Christoph Anton
> libmp4v2 seems to be in debian main... is there any reason
> why this has been disabled for faac? :-(

this is because libmp4v2 is licensed under the MPL-1.1 whereas faac is
licensed under the GPL. Since both licenses are incompatible, the
resulting binaries would be unredistributable.

You will need to either rebuild the package locally or use a different
tool like e.g. ffmpeg which uses a properly licensed mp4 muxer such as



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