Subject: Re: [HEADS-UP] Changes in handling package licenses
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Justin C. Sherrill <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 10/17/2007 10:57:22
On Wed, October 17, 2007 7:12 am, Roland Illig wrote:

> You probably don't have to change anything in your mk.conf file, as long
> as you always _append_ the licenses to the ACCEPTED_LICENSES variable
> (using "+=" instead of a simple "="). In this case, the Open Source
> licenses will be automatically added to the acceptable licenses.

For current installations, do we need to explicitly add the 'Open Source
licenses' to the existing mk.conf?

And on a related note: it would be nice to have a pkgsrc-announce list
that has only announcements like this, instead of having to watch for a
[HEADS-UP] tag.