Subject: Re: pkgsrc as non-root?
To: Pierre Bourgin <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/07/2003 09:51:07
On Tue, 7 Oct 2003, Pierre Bourgin wrote:
> If I build a foo package as normal user "bourgin" in my $HOME directory and
> so create a foo-1.0.tgz binary package, will I be able to install this
> foo-1.0.tgz binary package on a another machine in the "regular" way, I mean
> as root ?
That won't work very well because of hard-coded paths. (For example, a
binary may have a fixed path -- as set at compile time -- to a
configuration file or other data.)
Jeremy C. Reed