BSD-{2,3}-Clause not recognized by port_binary_distributable.tcl

Joshua Root jmr at
Thu Oct 26 16:43:19 UTC 2017

On 2017-10-27 03:13 , Zero King wrote:
> Hi,
> Currently 3 ports (py-metakernel, py-octave_kernel, ntpsec) are using
> "BSD-3-Clause" as (one of) their licenses, and ntpsec also uses
> "BSD-2-Clause".  These licenses are "not known to be distributable" in
> port_binary_distributable.tcl.
> Should we update these ports to use "BSD" or update 
> port_binary_distributable.tcl?

Use BSD.

> Also port_binary_distributable.tcl doesn't recognize the "NTP" license
> specified in ntpsec. Should this port use "Permissive" like ntp or
> should we update port_binary_distributable.tcl?

Call it Permissive; there's no real reason to distinguish.

- Josh

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