fetch extension - use local filename from content-disposition header

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Fri Dec 30 04:20:10 PST 2005

Andrea Campi wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 30, 2005 at 09:36:50AM +0000, Matthew Seaman wrote:

>>And in fact, if you go on to do the same deal with $PKG_DBDIR and $PREFIX
>>plus set $INSTALL_AS_USER then you can install most ports entirely as a
>>mortal user -- the exceptions being ports that want to run mtree(8) or that
>>need to install programs with specific UID or GIDs.
> Well, this MIGHT work for a single user system, but it's hackish and really
> dangerous...

The only good use I've found for doing this is when maintaining ports -- it's
very handy to be able to test install something in an out of the way corner of
your hard-drive without trashing the copy installed under /usr/local that you'ld
use normally.



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