Building base, other than by default

scrat baho-utot at
Thu Jan 5 12:44:19 UTC 2017

On 01/05/17 02:45, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Jan 2017 16:19:05 +1030
> Shane Ambler <FreeBSD at ShaneWare.Biz> wrote:
>> On 05/01/2017 07:49, Baho Utot wrote:
>>> I am working on a script to build base and I want to build it in another
>>> directory other than /usr/src.
>>> I would also like to place the result binaries in another directory
>>> other than /usr/obj.
>>> I also would like to build as a non-root user.
>>> Is this possible and can I install base from the build.
>> You can checkout the source code anywhere you want. The permissions on
>> the directories should be the only factor preventing a user from
>> compiling.
> -- snip details
> 	For even more details see man build.
  Ok having a look

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