Subject: Re: pkgsrc license issues (was: security/ssh vs distfiles/vulnerabilities)
To: Jason Beegan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alistair Crooks <email@example.com>
Date: 06/14/2001 23:01:46
On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 10:42:01PM +0000, Jason Beegan wrote:
> > > Which reminds me. This rather less than intelligent propogation of
> > > random silly copyright license "types" in pkgsrc is bogus.
> > For what it's worth, I'm with Greg on this. I'm putting
> > _ACCEPTABLE= all-licenses
> > in my "/etc/mk.conf"'s, and I have nothing else to say about licenses.
> > Guys, do anything you want with that.
> > Frederick
> I'm in favour of getting rid of the ACCEPTABLE_LICENSES setting
If you can provide an alternative framework to alert the person who
installs the package to the "non-standard" licence, then I'm all for
it. If it's merely a copout "I don't care what the licence says",
then, most definitely, I'm not.