What about DESTDIR applied to ports?
gabor at kovesdan.org
Tue Oct 14 13:03:50 UTC 2008
Angelo Turetta ha scritto:
> I seem to remember some work on building ports/packages in a chroot
> using DESTDIR.
> I found a lot of infrastructure in bsd.destdir.mk, does anybody know
> what status all that stuff is at?
> Any docs/errata/TODO worth reading before experimenting with it?
I worked on that DESTDIR feature, and as far as I know, there hasn't
been any serious bug reported about it, so I think you can safely use
it. What it does is nullmounting your ports tree into a chroot
environment and building the ports there chrooted. First, there was an
attempt to install ports to the chroot from outside but it failed
because most of the ports are not ready to do so out of the box, so now
the DESTDIR-support is much simpler and less error-prone.
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