staging without root privileges

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at
Tue May 13 17:26:35 UTC 2014

Make sure you tested make package as a normal user (not root).

Does this refer specifically to the package target?
Or to all targets up to and including package?

I'm asked for root passwd on make config,
and then I get an error on build:

mkdir: /usr/ports/devel/robodoc/work: Permission denied

which makes sense.

So do I understand correctly that only package
target is intended to be built without the
root UID?


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