From: Felix Palmen <>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 13:28:05 UTC
* Nuno Teixeira <> [20220915 13:34]:
> I can't find an answer for my doubt about if there is a implicit
> LICENSE_FILE for LICENSE and this way we could use LICENSE without

For some known licenses, there is, see Templates/Licenses. For others,
the framework will just generate a short text telling it's a well-known
license the user would find on the web.

> Should we use LICENSE_FILE whenever LICENSE file(s) exists on ${WRKSRC}?

IMHO, yes. It makes sure to package a full text. Plus there might be
additional remarks to a well-known license that are, even if not legally
relevant, interesting for the user.

Cheers, Felix

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