Subject: Re: pkgsrc as non-root?
To: Pierre Bourgin <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/06/2003 09:07:00
On Sun, 5 Oct 2003, Pierre Bourgin wrote:

> So the packages built by your method, are they usable to be installed in
> the regular way, I mean by root in PKG_DBDIR=/var/db/pkg and
> LOCALBASE=/usr/pkg or are they only usable by the user used to build them ?

No. Unless the admin gives your permission to write to those directories.

They are usable by anyone (by using full path or setting the PATH).
(Unless you make the files unreadable/unexecutable by others.)

   Jeremy C. Reed