Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Fri Oct 4 21:45:37 UTC 2013

>From my reading it appears that one of the goals of STAGE is to allow users 
to build and install ports under their UID.  Are the perms in /usr/ports 

In testing the port that I'm working on, I find that I do not have rights 
to write to /usr/ports/distfiles and I do not have rights to write to 
${WORKDIR}.  That pretty much precludes building the port unless your root. 
No surprise there since the files in /usr/ports are owned by root:wheel.

So are the perms going to change?  Is port building going to run setuid? 
Or is this a vaporware?

Paul Schmehl, Senior Infosec Analyst
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