Edgar Fuß <ef%math.uni-bonn.de@localhost> writes: >> To bring this issue forward, I put the following suggestion up for >> decision making: >> >> Packages are to be removed from pkgsrc, when the distfiles are not >> distributable and cannot be obtained for a period of one full quarter >> branch. Packages with manual / interactive fetch must have a >> maintainer and it is his/her responsibility to ensure this. > But if the problem is that the distfile is non-distributable, why > don't you simply record precisely that in the package's Makefile, e.g. > DISTFILE_NONDISTRIBUTABLE= YES We already have NO_SRC_ON_FTP, which more or less lines up with DISTFILE_NONDISTRIBUTABLE. The question is when this is true and also one can't get the distfile From the upstream.
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