LICENSE questions

Montgomery-Smith, Stephen stephen at
Tue Oct 4 01:58:28 UTC 2016

On 10/03/2016 07:34 AM, Eitan Adler wrote:
> On 3 October 2016 at 05:31, Montgomery-Smith, Stephen
> <stephen at> wrote:
>> 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 shouldn't define a license at all. I'm not sure we have a
> way to shut the warnings up though.

Could we use USES=metaport to suppress these messages?

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