Subject: Re: unpriviledged build + parallel builds
To: None <>
From: Jason Boyer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/03/2005 15:48:02
>Oh, and the "pkg_add afterwards", would that be a generalized pkg_add
>which installs an already gunzipped/untarred package?  On slow hosts, it
>would be a waste of time to first tar/gzip the package only to
>gunzip/untar it again.  

What if the install initially took place in $WORKOBJDIR/inst and that was
tar'd up to produce the binary package, and simply mv'd into $LOCALBASE?
Then, binary packages could be made without fully installing them and
Without root privs (provided you have $WORKOBJDIR set correctly and all

Jason Boyer