GPLv3-licensed ports

Doug Barton dougb at
Wed May 19 19:32:34 UTC 2010

On 05/19/10 12:26, Eitan Adler wrote:
>> Is ports/LEGAL prominent enough?  Should I also add something to the
>> pkg-descr?
> I'd rather not. I remember some work about adding licensing support to
> the ports framework but can't seem to find it now. Perhaps tools like
> portmaster or portupgrade could be modified to warn the user when
> installing a GPLv3 port is being installed?

Speaking for portmaster, I'm not going to touch anything having to do with licenses with a "thirty-nine and a half foot" pole.



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