About mozjs24 being built

Clemens Lang cal at macports.org
Sun Apr 3 07:05:02 PDT 2016


On Sun, Apr 03, 2016 at 02:24:28PM +0100, Andrea Giammarchi wrote:
> Installing `gjs` brings in a lot of modules and `mozjs24` is one of
> these.
> There are pre-built binaries via homebrew and `mozjs24` has been
> around for very long time so it surprises me it needs to be built via
> macports.
> It's also actually the only one that needs this step, everything else
> is downloaded and directly installed.
> Not a big deal, just a matter of curiosity and a question: will it be
> available as already built in the future?

Doesn't seem like it will:

$ port_binary_distributable.tcl -v mozjs24
"mozjs24" is not distributable because its license "mpl" conflicts with license "GPL-3+" of dependency "gdbm"


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