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[pkgsrc/trunk]: pkgsrc/print/ghostscript-gpl ghostscript-gpl: Clarify the nat...

branches:  trunk
changeset: 319504:9165ffe74e84
user:      gdt <>
date:      Thu Feb 14 01:34:08 2019 +0000

ghostscript-gpl: Clarify the nature of this package

Attempting to be as factual and dispassionate as possible, explain
more about what this is (last GPL version, not just a version that is
GPL), when the 9.06 release was, and why the package came to be.


 print/ghostscript-gpl/DESCR |  5 ++++-
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diffs (12 lines):

diff -r 76c0101fe076 -r 9165ffe74e84 print/ghostscript-gpl/DESCR
--- a/print/ghostscript-gpl/DESCR       Wed Feb 13 22:49:13 2019 +0000
+++ b/print/ghostscript-gpl/DESCR       Thu Feb 14 01:34:08 2019 +0000
@@ -4,4 +4,7 @@
 Support for Cups is enabled by the "cups" option (off by default).
-This package contains Ghostscript 9.06, released under the GPL.
+This package contains Ghostscript 9.06, the last Ghostscript release
+under GPL3 (August, 2012).  Newer releases are under AGPL3 (see
+ghostscript-agpl); this package exists for those that prefer an old
+GPL3 version to the AGPL3 version maintained by upstream.

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