Subject: Re: How to build X source?
To: Bryan P <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/18/2002 14:13:46
On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Bryan P 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?

There's no support for making the sets as non-root. The best you can
do, currently, is "make" as non-root (in a clean tree), then "make
release RELEASEDIR=/foo DESTDIR=/bar BUILD_DONE=1", as root. Make sure
to set "BUILD_DONE", or it'll clean out everything you've just built.