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Date:      Thu, 21 Jul 2011 14:31:26 -0400
From:      "Daniel Staal" <DStaal@usa.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: build ports from not a root user?
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On Thu, July 21, 2011 2:26 pm, Peter Vereshagin wrote:
> Oh Daniel want you buy me a mersedes benz?
> 2011/07/21 14:01:04 -0400 Daniel Staal <DStaal@usa.net> => To
> freebsd-questions@freebsd.org :
> DS> Ok, then I've already answered your question several emails ago.  The
> DS> ports system will do this automatically with a simple 'make', 'make
> DS> install', or 'make depends; make install'.  And you said you knew
> about
>
> No it doesn't.
>
> 'all' target includes 'depends' target.
> 'depends' target includes performing 'make install' on the dependencies
> which
> I'd like to avoid.
>
> This can be avoided if a some tool like the portupgrade has did them
> already.
> It can do it that same way, too: build as a non-root user and then install
> as a
> root user.
>
> That way the 'make depends' can be done as a non-root user as it's a no-op
> additional check.

So you want to install software without installing it's dependencies
first?  Or build software without installing it's build dependencies
first?

Daniel T. Staal

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