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Re: documenting LICENSE scope and limitations for pkgsrc users

On Sun, Dec 18, 2011 at 12:51:20PM +0100, S.P.Zeidler wrote:
> As far as I can see, in the pkg_add case you can add additional
> licenses by setting PKGSRC_DEFAULT_ACCEPTABLE_LICENSES in the environment
> (which you can also do by setting PKGSRC_ACCEPTABLE_LICENSES, so why does
> it exist?), but you cannot remove licenses from the default list without
> essentially editing source. This is inelegant.
> Are there reasons why we do not let setting of
> in config files) override the shipped list?

But setting DEFAULT_ACCEPTABLE_LICENSES in pkg_install.conf *does*
override the builtin list.


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