[aur-general] license

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Jun 7 08:50:16 EDT 2009

Ray Rashif wrote:
> I do not see BSD in /usr/share/licenses/common and only two packages out of
> 400+ on my system provide it. Is that intentional? Or is that because
> they've been installed with names like "COPYING"?

BSD licenses are not all the same (they include a copyright notice at 
the top from a vague memory).  Because of this, we can not provide a 
"standard" version.  That is why packages with a BSD license always 
should install the license to /usr/share/licenses/$pkgname/


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