[mythtv] Fwd: Ticket #4397: win32 dependancy resolver and build script

Andrei Tanas andrei at tanas.ca
Wed Jan 2 14:54:54 UTC 2008

> * regarding the DXSDK header files - my suggestion is that we just wack
> the 3 needed header files, a README.txt explaining whatit is and a
> LICENCE file into a zip file , and put it on a server somewhere.  Given
> that .h files document the API in the rest of the software/sdk (which
> we don't need), I'd think that they fall under the "documentation"
> section of the EULA which says that: "4. DOCUMENTATION.  Any person
> that has valid access to your computer or internal network may copy and
> use the documentation for your internal, reference purposes.".   Which
> translated says to me that "any valid mythtv developer may use it for
> mythtv development purposes by accessing it from a mythtv related
> server (like trac or svn)".   I am not a lawyer.

We only need a handful of function declarations from dsound.h, I think the
easiest thing to do might be to place these declarations in compat.h and get
rid of this dependency altogether.

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