Using a different WORK folder for ports

Mike Meyer mwm-dated-1050094266.7f97a6 at
Sun Apr 6 13:51:09 PDT 2003

In <004101c2fc79$be8d5150$e203a8c0 at macedon>, Bigbrother <bigbrother at> typed:
> Thank you but I still have problem because its read only...
> Any suggestion?
> ikaros# cat /etc/make.conf
> ===>  Cleaning for vim-6.1.435
> mkdir: /usr/ports/distfiles/vim: Read-only file system
> *** Error code 1

Set DISTDIR in /etc/make.conf as well. I recommend using an nfs volume
that's writable so that all systems can use the distfiles you


Mike Meyer <mwm at>
Independent Network/Unix/Perforce consultant, email for more information.

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