How to disable staging support in ports tree universally?

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Sun Oct 13 11:58:11 UTC 2013

On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 01:44:13PM +0000, Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 09:15:25AM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > Yes, there are a lot of changes happening at the moment.  We're trying
> > to catch up with ten or more years of progress in a year or so.  The
> > technical reasoning behind our implementing these changes has been
> > discussed elsewhere so I'll not rehash it further here other than to say
> > that the vast majority of ports users and developers are behind where
> > we're going with this.
> One of the most annoying things about staging (for me) is that it broke
> many ports "make install" from regular user.  E.g. audio/faad and misc/mc
> are affected, just to name a few.
> At a glance, it happens because they first install files with 444 perms,
> and then try to do something on them.  Previously it was done after su(1)
> had asked for root, but with staging, it's done as user, and thus fails.
> ./danfe
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this needs to be reported and fixed, as it shouldn't happen. there is a
NEED_ROOT option for those ports.

I have ben testing them just succesfully myself. if anything breaks just report
it. along with the error for you.

nedding root to create packages in 2013 is just insane, stage by default is
enabled with full process of package creation as a user and alloss to fallback
in case kof insane ports.

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