LPPL10 license consequences intended? (arabic/arabtex)
rkoberman at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 23:05:46 UTC 2014
On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 2:16 PM, CyberLeo Kitsana <cyberleo at cyberleo.net>wrote:
> On 03/22/2014 02:27 PM, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 10:29 AM, John Marino <freebsd.contact at marino.st
> >> In December, Nicola set the license for Arabtex to LPPL10.
> >> The result is that the port is no longer packagable:
> >>> ====>> Ignoring arabic/arabtex: License LPPL10 needs confirmation, but
> >> BATCH is defined
> >>> build of /usr/ports/arabic/arabtex ended at Mon Mar 17 16:12:44 PDT
> >> From a quick conversation on IRC, I got the idea that the license was
> >> correct and many more Tex packages should also have this license.
> >> If/when that happens, does that mean Tex packages are only to be built
> >> from source?
> >> Is it correct that LPPL10 can't be built in a batch?
> No. You must accept the license before you can build the port, and you
> cannot interactively accept a license in non-interactive batch mode.
> See the commments in /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.licenses.mk for what to set in
> make.conf to automatically accept certain licenses.
I have again looked over the LPPL and there is no language requiring
explicit acceptance of the license that I can find. I see nothing about
this more restrictive than LGPL or other standard licenses.
Am I missing it?
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