Packages not respecting DESTDIR ( perl5.8 )

[LoN]Kamikaze LoN_Kamikaze at
Wed May 2 08:59:53 UTC 2007

Steven Hartland wrote:
> [LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
>> Steven Hartland wrote:
>>> I'm trying to install ports into a jail but even some
>>> key ports like don't seen to support this option
>>> even to the extent they appear to break the host OS
>>> deleting files.
>>> I'm assuming this shouldn't be the case?
>> I don't see DESTIR mentioned in ports(7) or in the Porters' Handbook,
>> how did you acquire this assumption?

I suppose this version of the Handbook has not yet found its way into 6-STABLE, because my local copy only mentions PREFIX in this chapter.

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