Drop of portindex
freebsd-bugs at mikhailov.org
Wed Sep 15 23:22:25 PDT 2004
>> Are there any problems with portindex?
>No, there were some minor problems with annoying portindex's users,
> but there have been fully fixed today by killing portindex.
>> Radim, can you please clarify under what licence you've released the
>> versions of portindex?
>There was no licence actually, i have forgot it. Thanks God for it!
>mistake makes killing portindex very easy. Copyright laws disables use and
>distribuition unless you have permission from by author, which you
As a matter of fact, we do:
> egrep "(GPL|Public)" /usr/local/share/portindex/*
bsdpkg.py:# Public domain
freebsdports.py:# GPL v2
indexer.py:# (c) Radim Kolar 2004, GPL
minorupdates.py:# Public domain
pointupdates.py:# Public domain
stealthupdates.py:# Public domain
updateall.py:# Public domain
updatereadmes.py:# GPL v2
As we can see, almost each file in portindex collection is either GPL or
> Folks, portindex is now history.
Not so fast.
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