Making ports in alternative areas

Michael C. Shultz ringworm01 at
Fri Oct 21 14:57:58 PDT 2005

On Friday 21 October 2005 14:47, ross wrote:
> I'm running low on disc space on my /usr partition and I would like to
> compile a program from the ports that is rather large. I have enough space
> once it's compiled, it's just the work that I don't have enough space for.
> how can I get the port to do it's work in a different area on a different
> partition?

In /etc/make.conf set WRKDIRPREFIX={build direcory}

In mine it is set to:



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