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Re: LICENSE= public-domain

Hi Steve,

On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 09:20:57AM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> I got an error trying to build sqlite3 because "LICENSE=public-domain".
> Why is such status worth an error and the need for a line in mk.conf?
> What are we trying to protect against here?  (In fact, what it
> interrupted was a build of kde3 that I wanted to finish overnight....)
> Sure, put a comment in the Makefile.  But I don't see the need for an
> error.
I think because at the moment DEFAULT_ACCEPTABLE_LICENSES is not

Usually packages with Open Source or Free Software licenses have got
LICENSE commented ("make help topic=LICENSE" confirms that) so IMO
for databases/sqlite3 should be the same.

Ciao, Leonardo
 Leonardo Taccari (leot) |

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