LICENSE questions

Mathieu Arnold mat at
Mon Oct 3 13:54:41 UTC 2016

Le 03/10/2016 à 14:31, Montgomery-Smith, Stephen a écrit :
> On 10/02/2016 05:27 PM, Eitan Adler wrote:
>> On 2 October 2016 at 14:44, Montgomery-Smith, Stephen
>> <stephen at> wrote:
>>> So I have a couple of ports, science/cdf and graphics/opendx, which have
>>> licenses I can't find in Mk/  How do I set LICENSE in
>>> those ports?
>> The other answers are correct. If the license is standard (listed
>> here: we should add it to the main
>> database.
>>> An even tougher one is math/octave-forge-optim, where each individual
>>> file has its own license.
>> A "custom" license that merely states to check the distfiles should be
>> sufficient.
> How about a meta port, whose dependencies all have different licenses?
> Something similar?

Meta ports don't install files, they are empty shells, so they do not
really have a license.

Mathieu Arnold

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