Explain staging

CyberLeo Kitsana cyberleo at cyberleo.net
Tue Oct 8 04:45:25 UTC 2013

On 10/07/2013 04:37 AM, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> sure, I can do /tmp/distfiles too.
> But that doesn't help with all the other failing targets.
> Then I might as well "chown -R user:group /usr/ports"
> and update the ports tree as an unprivileged user too.
> HOwever, security would suffer, I think.
> And, anyway, this would be a major change.
> If this were the case, it should be much
> better documented, I think.

>From my /etc/make.conf:

# Read-only ports tree

Solves this problem quite nicely.

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