make readmes errors

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Mon Mar 24 07:58:19 PDT 2008

"fire jotawski" <jotawski at> writes:

> my machine is FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE #3:
> Fri Mar  7 03:20:47 ICT 2008
> root at
> i386
> i try making README.html for all ports but get errors at the last state as
> Creating README.html for all ports
> /usr/ports/Tools/make_readmes : Permission denied
> *** Error code 126
> please help me in makeing readme.html
> thanks in advance for any hints.

Sounds like the user running the command doesn't have permissions to
write into the port directories.

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