LAME Package Question
matthew at FreeBSD.org
Sat Oct 29 08:56:07 UTC 2016
On 29/10/2016 04:30, Polytropon wrote:
> As far as I remember, installing LAME from source is the only
> "official" way to install it. Due to certain restrictions, this
> port cannot be packaged (and therefore no official package is
> available for use with the "pkg install" command).
> As you can see from https://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/audio/lame/
> the port has set the RESTRICTED option - it cannot be packaged.
On a point of pedantry: the restriction is that this software cannot be
distributed as a compiled package, but only as source code. You can
build packages of LAME for your own personal use no problem.
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