NO_CDROM and NO_PACKAGE set together?
ale at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 4 15:56:34 GMT 2004
Yar Tikhiy wrote:
This variable indicates that we may not generate a binary
package of the application (for instance because the license
does not allow binary redistribution, or distribution of
packages created from patched sources). However, the port's
DISTFILES may be freely distributed (on FTP/HTTP, and also on
CD-ROM unless NO_CDROM is set as well).
This variable alone indicates that, although we are allowed to
generate binary packages, we are not allowed to put those
packages, or the port's DISTFILES, onto a CD-ROM (or DVD-ROM)
for resale. However, the binary packages (if NO_PACKAGE is not
set) and the port's DISTFILES will still be available via
Set this variable alone if the application's license forbids us
from mirroring the application's DISTFILES and distributing the
binary package via FTP/HTTP or CD-ROM.
It's a bit redundant IMHO, but surely not ambiguous.
> Besides other things, the word "freely" is no longer used since
> media distribution usually involves at least covering production
> and shipping expences.
"Free" doesn't imply "gratis".
> P.S. I'd like to commit that by myself so that I'll have my idle
> doc commit bit timer reset :-)
Feel free (I accept credit cards payments ;-)) to commit this change.
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