HEADS UP: New bsd.*.mk changes

Marius Strobl marius at alchemy.franken.de
Tue Jan 20 10:03:10 PST 2004

On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 12:29:55PM -0500, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> I agree.  This approach seems the most flexible.  As for not being able
> to do non-root installs, this is a bogus argument as one could simply
> override PORT_DBDIR as they would PKG_DBDIR (even with the original
> patch).

I was taking about non-root builds, e.g. single ports checked out
outside of PKGBASE to do maintenance work, not non-root installs. In
an environment where non-root installs are done your argument is valid.
Not being able to do non-root builds compilcates the job of maintainers.

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