Subject: Re: pkgsrc as non-root?
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Berndt Josef Wulf <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/28/2003 12:54:50
On Sun, 28 Sep 2003 12:36 pm, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> Are there a bunch of magic variables to use pkgsrc either on NetBSD or on
> Solaris as non-root? Just to compile a simple program would be enough,
> this is mostly for letting some students play w/o handing out r00t.
>  - Hubert

It should work as long as the user has write permission on pkgsrc filesystem, 
e.g. by adding previliged users to group wsrc after changing the filesystem 
accordingly. But this may not be what you want.

cheerio Berndt