LICENSE questions

Mathieu Arnold mat at
Tue Oct 4 07:25:26 UTC 2016

Le 04/10/2016 à 03:58, Montgomery-Smith, Stephen a écrit :
> 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?

Suppress what messages ?

Mathieu Arnold

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