Subject: Re: Unprivileged builds
To: Julio M.Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Min Sik Kim <minskim@NetBSD.org>
Date: 05/28/2005 12:18:56
On May 28, 2005, at 1:18 PM, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> Hi all,
> what about adding a PKGSRC_UNPRIVED variable to make it easy for end
> users to use pkgsrc without root privileges?
> The attached patch implements it, setting multiple variables to use
> current user/group pair and disables some features that may break
> builds. It also changes bootstrap to benefit from it.
Unprivileged build often requires write permission on installed files
(e.g. to run ranlib). How about adding BINMODE=755 and NOBINMODE=644?
Min Sik Kim