Subject: Re: How to build X source?
To: Bryan P <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio Merino <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/2002 21:11:14
On Wed, 18 Dec 2002 11:55:57 -0800 (PST)
Bryan P <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've built -current src a number of times, but never xsrc. It appears that
> I simply check it out, set DESTDIR and RELEASEDIR and run "make release"
> (so I can have .tgz's). However, there does not seem to be a way to run
> this build as a non-root user. Is this correct? Just want to make sure I
> am not going to do anything that is going to scribble over my disk.
You can do it as a regular user, but you need to give the user who will build
it full access to the sources, destdir and releasedir... I have just added
some targets to sysutils/sysbuild to simplify this process ;)
Julio Merino (http://jmmv.dyndns.org/) <email@example.com>