Subject: Re: Missing licenses
To: Martti Kuparinen <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/30/2007 12:24:01
  > And, secondly, why is it GNU-GPL-v[23], the "GNU-" bit is
  > unnecessary. Or maybe we should call the BSD ones

It's necessary and correct.  GPL stands for General Public License.  The
FSF includes GNU when describing it; see the title on

  Shouldn't copies of all licenses be in pkgsrc/licenses?


And I think we aren't yet adding uncommented LICENSE= tags to packages
for free licenses.