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Re: Why there is no OSS and non-OSS notice in pkgsrc packages?

shinden wrote:
> On Jan 4, 2008 8:26 PM, Cem Kayali <> 
> wrote:
>> I think i have a good example.
>> /archivers/unrar:
>> The unRAR utility is a freeware program, distributed with source
>> code and developed for extracting, testing and viewing the contents
>> of archives created with the RAR archiver, version 1.50 and above.
>> PKGNAME=unrar-3.7.5
>> LICENSE=unrar-license
>> This is OSS, while it requires 'unrar-license'.
> But unrar isn't OSS. It's free and contains source, but:
> RESTRICTED=     Do not modify. Do not charge a fee for redistribution.
> Find another example :-)
> -- 
> Daniel Horecki

OK, i need to update my original question then. I want to know, "which
pkgsrc software is in binary-format only, and which of them can be compiled
from source". 

My fault. The difference is i used (and aimed to use) vocabulary meaning of
open-source, not "open source software" actually.



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