Help making a port for a (somewhat) restricted program

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Sat Mar 28 08:34:49 PDT 2009

Vitaly Magerya writes:

>  >       Look at how java/jdk-* does it.
>  java/jdk* uses ${PRINTF} (/usr/bin/printf) to display a message about
>  you having to go and download some of the restricted files, and then exits.
>  Once you've downloaded the files (and that implies that you've accepted
>  the license), the message no longer appears, and you can proceed with
>  installation.
>  (This seems to be the common way of treating restricted ports).

	I just re-compiled jdk-1.6 (all 6 hours of it) yesterday.
After unpacking the tarball(s) but before config. it popped up the
Sun license and asked for a "yes/no".  I have no idea exactly how.

				Robert Huff

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