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authorMateusz Piotrowski <0mp@FreeBSD.org>2020-11-15 12:31:07 +0000
committerMateusz Piotrowski <0mp@FreeBSD.org>2020-11-15 12:31:07 +0000
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MFC r367253:
Document how to use sudo for SU_CMD It is rather common for the ports users to replace su(1) with sudo(8) within the SU_CMD variable. Let's document it in the manual page (so far it's been hidden in a comment within bsd.commands.mk).
Notes
Notes: svn path=/stable/11/; revision=367708
-rw-r--r--share/man/man7/ports.713
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/share/man/man7/ports.7 b/share/man/man7/ports.7
index cbc61d11948b..5a654264a212 100644
--- a/share/man/man7/ports.7
+++ b/share/man/man7/ports.7
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@
.\"
.\" $FreeBSD$
.\"
-.Dd June 6, 2014
+.Dd November 1, 2020
.Dt PORTS 7
.Os
.Sh NAME
@@ -372,6 +372,17 @@ Where to find/put distfiles, normally
.Pa distfiles/
in
.Va PORTSDIR .
+.It Va SU_CMD
+Command used to elevate privilege to configure and install a port.
+The unprivileged user must have write access to
+.Va WRKDIRPREFIX
+and
+.Va DISTDIR .
+The default is
+.Ql /usr/bin/su root -c .
+Many users set it to
+.Ql /usr/local/bin/sudo -E sh -c
+for convenience.
.It Va PACKAGES
Used only for the
.Cm package