Subject: Re: [PATCH] Make www/apache2 build as non-root
To: Eric Gillespie <>
From: Jonathan Perkin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/09/2004 09:18:27
* On 2004-11-09 at 01:26 GMT, Eric Gillespie wrote:

> I'd like to commit this change to www/apache2.  I have been using
> this for a while now at work, where i have to build packages as
> non-root on Red Hat Enterprise systems.  Without this change, the
> install crashes when it tries to create /var/log/httpd.
> Anyone object?

I'd love to see the VARBASE stuff merged back in with www/apache too,
as this is quite a big hitter in my non-root bulk builds (around 40
broken dependancies IIRC).  It's on my TODO list, but if you're able
to that'd be great.

Jonathan Perkin                                     The NetBSD Project