texinfo vs. emacs...

Matthew Seaman matthew at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 21 19:46:49 UTC 2013

On 21/06/2013 20:11, Jim Trigg wrote:
> OK, is there a way to do this for specific ports so that an administrator
> can approve specific combinations of ports without giving blanket
> permission?

No, unfortunately there isn't.  Given that you need root permissions to
install packaged software in any case, it would be impossible to enforce
any selectivity like that.

Besides which, two or more ports installing a file in the same place is
a bug, when those ports might reasonably be installed on the same system
simultaneously.  The old pkg_tools were incredibly lax about such
things, so there hasn't been sufficient impetus to clean up such



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.
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