FS#10836 - Libfaad is very old

Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by Juliusz Chroboczek (jch) - Sunday, 06 December 2009, 21:00 GMT
Last edited by MichaelGiacomelli (saratoga) - Sunday, 06 December 2009, 21:01 GMT
Task Type Bugs
Category Codecs
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Operating System All players
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version Release 3.4
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


The version of libfaad in rockbox is from 2005. This is due to licensing issues, which have been resolved in version 2.6. From the Debian changelog:

* Update the copyright as new code includes a clarification of the license
text, which indicates that the entire work is under the GPLv2 (closes:

While the changes in libfaad have not been enormous, there are a number of bug fixes, some of which may be about sound quality. It'd be great if libfaad 2.7 could be imported into Rockbox.
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Closed by  MichaelGiacomelli (saratoga)
Sunday, 06 December 2009, 21:01 GMT
Reason for closing:  Not a Bug