Subject: Re: Re: proposal 2: file control
To: None <>
From: Bernd Salbrechter <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/28/1999 23:04:56
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, 27 May 1999 19:10:57 -0400 (EDT) Todd Vierling <> wrote:

> : > And I forgot to say:  "see DIST_LICENSES={usa,non-usa}-crypto".  This
> : > restricts fetching, no matter whether using mirror-distfiles or not.  :)
> : 
> : A problem I see here is, that some may burn CDs on non NetBSD hosts
> : (i.e. Linux). Wouldn't it be an good Idea to put all distfiles,
> : which are not public fetchable in a separate directory (maby a
> : subdirectory of ${DISTDIR}). This make it easy to exclude it in a
> : mirror configuration.
> Well, if you're mirroring files, you should be using pkgsrc and a Berkeley
> make to do so -- unless you're using a generic mirror tool to pull from a
> public mirror, which would mirror only non-questionable files.  So you would
> set ACCEPTABLE_DIST_LICENSES to the terms that fit your mirror, type "bmake
> mirror-distfiles", and watch it go.

Dose this mean, I can bindly mirror an non US mirror of NetBSD
(i.e. and get only files which are ok to export? Than
thats what I asked for.

Bernd Salbrechter