[PATCH] portmaster with SU_CMD

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at cox.net
Thu Jan 3 21:08:38 PST 2008

On Thu, 03 Jan 2008 19:46:49 -0600, Jo Rhett <jrhett at svcolo.com> wrote:

> On Nov 12, 2007, at 8:33 AM, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
>> I agree, because you can't build any ports in /usr/ports as in normal  
>> user anyway. I don't see any good reason to do it either.
> Huh?  In 5 years of using FreeBSD I've never built a single port as  
> root.  What are you talking about?

You can't by default in /usr/ports.

> (I have installed them as root, but you said "build")

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