[Bug 264024] mail/mutt: using bdb18 makes mutt an AGPLv3 licensed work

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Date: Mon, 16 May 2022 19:48:38 UTC

            Bug ID: 264024
           Summary: mail/mutt: using bdb18 makes mutt an AGPLv3 licensed
           Product: Ports & Packages
           Version: Latest
          Hardware: Any
                OS: Any
            Status: New
          Severity: Affects Only Me
          Priority: ---
         Component: Individual Port(s)
          Assignee: ports-bugs@FreeBSD.org
          Reporter: jcfyecrayz@liamekaens.com
                CC: dereks@lifeofadishwasher.com
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                CC: dereks@lifeofadishwasher.com

bdb18 is licensed with AGPLv3. This forces the derived work (mutt) to be

mutt is currently licensed with GPLv2 or later. This allows the derived
work to be linked with an AGPLv3 library.  If it were strictly GPLv2
only, then linking with an AGPLv3 library would not be permitted.

If you don't want to create an AGPLv3 mutt, consider using a different
HCACHE options (like lmdb).


See also https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=263211#c16

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