Staging and read-only /usr/ports [PATCH]

Bryan Drewery bdrewery at
Tue Oct 1 13:45:36 UTC 2013

On 9/26/2013 4:52 PM, Stefan Bethke wrote:
> Guys,
> I've noticed that more and more ports are trying to build a package /usr/ports/category/port/port-version.tgz. Since my /usr/ports is mounted read-only (via nullfs), this fails. I've looked through Mk/*.mk trying to figure out how I can redirect this to another dir. Is PACKAGES the way to go? What if I don't want to keep packages around?
> For the time being, I'm setting NO_STAGE=yes.
> Thanks,
> Stefan

Please try this patch:

Bryan Drewery

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