Subject: Re: proposal 2: file control
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/21/1999 03:50:22
On Thu, May 20, 1999 at 05:45:52PM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> - [package]
>   DIST_LICENSE:  Defines licenses restricting distribution of binaries of
>   the software.  ALL keywords in this variable (word per word basis) must be
>   in PKG_DIST_LICENSES in order for the software to be made into a package
>   tarball.
>   This may contain values from the following list:
>     intl-crypto
>     usa-crypto
>     non-usa-crypto
>     source-dist-required    [i.e. GPL]
>     no-cdrom-binaries
>     no-public-binaries

The crypto stuffs needs to be dealt with at fetch level as well.
- sources will end up in NetBSD/packages/distfiles, and will be grabbed by
  ftp mirrors.
- A non-US user running 'make fetch' will grab these sources as well.
  (make fetch is usefull for burning CDs).

Manuel Bouyer <>