GPLv3-licensed ports

Indi thebeelzebubtrigger at
Thu May 20 06:50:03 UTC 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 08:39:28PM -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote:
>     Looking at pkgsrc, they have a variable per-Makefile, LICENSE.
> Determining what license a port is distributed under would be
> considerably easier. Also, if someone wanted to block all GPLv3 ports,
> they could effectively look for GPLv3 ports like so:
> .if defined(LICENSE) && ${LICENSE} == "GPLV3"
> .error "GPLv3 licensed ports blocked due to site policy"
> .endif
>     in make.conf, etc (or ports.conf like some folks have lightly
> tossed around on #bsdports and elsewhere).

You're right, that's quite a good solution.

Indulekha Sharpe

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