make flag to build on a separate disk

Glenn Dawson glenn at
Sun Sep 11 13:29:53 PDT 2005

At 01:19 PM 9/11/2005, Anthony M. Agelastos wrote:
>Hello all,
>Once 2.0 is released, I plan on building it from Ports
>on my machine (currently 5.4-STABLE... will be 6.0-STABLE after 6.0's
>release). There may be one problem, though, which is my /usr/
>partition only has about 2.4 GB free space available. If memory
>serves, OOo takes up more than that to build. I do have another hard
>drive (mounted at /diskad3) that has over 20 GB of free space
>available. Is it possible to have it use /diskad3 for its temporary
>build directory? I checked the FAQ, Google, and the Handbook and
>didn't find anything. I am reading the make manpage and it
>mentions .OBJDIR, but I am not sure how to use it or if that is
>indeed what I am looking for. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thank
>you for your assistance.

Mman ports and look for WRKDIRPREFIX in the environment section.


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