Subject: Re: bootstrap as non-root & mtree
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/23/2004 14:47:11
On Tue, 23 Mar 2004 14:13:32 +0100 (CET)
Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:

> Right now, we have a switch to the 'bootstrap' script that allows running
> things as non-root. Later on, won't run mtree if not running as
> root. This leads to problems as directories from mtree spec file are never
> created, e.g. installing misc/figlet gives an error because it tries to
> install something in $PREFIX/man/man6:

These packages will need to be fixed anyway (adding 'man/man6' to
INSTALLATION_DIRS) when switching to pkgviews...

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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