Subject: Re: x11/openmotify license terms
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/14/2006 22:25:54
On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 03:56:44PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> "Todd Vierling" <> writes:
> > Really, this should be handled in some way that prevents building on
> > non-OSS operating systems by default (even non-bulk builds!), unless
> > something is set, but not prevent bulk builds at all on the open
> > source OS's.
> That requires an additional mechanism to perform more complex logic
> about licenses, and a policy decision about the set of licenses
> software can be under and get built by default without the user saying
> somehow "it's ok to build a package with a license in some other set
> of licenses".
> Do you think we should not set LICENSE on some programs with non-Free
> terms?  If so, it might help to articulate a proposed rule for
> deciding when LICENSE might be set.

Can't we put the LICENSE= and/or NO_BIN_ON_* inside an ".if ${OPSYS} ==" ?