Subject: Re: pkgsrc as non-root?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Pierre Bourgin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/07/2003 19:12:55
Jeremy C. Reed a écrit:
> 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.)

not too damageable for config files, but binary/librairies depencies 
could be harder to manage.

So I will keep my chrooted (and slow) building environnment.

Thanks for your answer !


Pierre Bourgin