[MacPorts] #65810: Cannot make cmake-bootstrap without root privileges

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Fri Sep 9 12:03:10 UTC 2022

#65810: Cannot make cmake-bootstrap without root privileges
 Reporter:  AgilentGCMS  |      Owner:  (none)
     Type:  defect       |     Status:  new
 Priority:  Normal       |  Milestone:
Component:  ports        |    Version:  2.7.2
 Keywords:               |       Port:  cmake-bootstrap

 I maintain a port tree in my home directory on my work computer where I do
 not have root privileges. This has been working for years. However,
 recently I upgraded from Big Sur to Monterey, and therefore have to
 rebuild all my packages. This barfs at building cmake-bootstrap with the

 --->  Installing cmake-bootstrap @3.9.6_0
 Error: Failed to install cmake-bootstrap: MacPorts requires root
 privileges for this action
 I have been using macports as non-root for a long time now, so where is
 this restriction coming from now? Am I toast, i.e., I should give up on
 macports unless I have admin access?

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/65810>
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