Subject: Re: How to build X source?
To: Julio Merino <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/18/2002 14:15:08
On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Julio Merino 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 ;)

How does a regular user make "xterm" suid root?