Subject: Re: graphviz has problems? (was Re: Doxygen generated documentation)
To: Martijn van Buul <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/23/2005 10:25:59
On Mon, May 23, 2005 at 06:36:38AM +0000, Martijn van Buul wrote:
> It occurred to me that Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.documentation:
> > On Sun, May 22, 2005 at 04:28:30PM +0000, Martijn van Buul wrote:
> >> Adding to this, Doxygen needs graphviz to be useful, and graphviz is
> >> surrounded with problems.
> >
> > 	such as?
> Do the google dance. For starters, "Hey, we'll grant you GPL-style rights for
> our program, as long as you allow us BSD-style rights to patches". Far-fetched?
> Maybe. pkgsrc claims it's different enough to require an entry in mk.conf
> for it. I'm not sure we'd want Yet Another License, especially since there's
> hardly any benefit.

	oh, I thought you meant actual problems _using_ graphviz.  I don't quite
understand what you mean by "Yet Another License".  I don't think anyone was
suggesting putting graphviz (or Doxygen) in the base system, so the fact that
it has a slightly odd source license is irrelevant.