Running emerge as UserPublished on 26 Feb 2004
Normal users will most certainly experience some problems running
emerge because it does not have the permissions required to cache calculations.
To allow users to access basic features they need to be added to the group
portage. This will enable users to issue pretend and search commands. For them to acquire correct results
PORTDIR_OVERLAY needs to be accessible.
userpriv to the
FEATURES variable in
/etc/make.conf users will be able to compile packages though merging will still require root privileges.