Subject: Re: postinstall fixes failed: gid sendmail uid
To: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 11/19/2005 18:36:35
On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 06:21:52PM +0100, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 04:37:55PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 02:25:49PM +0100, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> > > uid fix:
> > > Missing users [NOT FIXED]: smmsp _pflogd
> > > postinstall fixes passed:
> > > postinstall fixes failed: gid sendmail uid
> > >
> > > Please, why does this happen?
> > You need to add the requested users and groups to you /etc passwd and group
> > files (postinstall won't do this for you). Then postinstall will be able to
> > fix the sendmail permissions.
> Is there any reason (different from "nobody implemented it yet" ) for this?
I think it's just "nobody implemented it yet". It's not that easy, because
you need to be carefull to not use an exising uid.
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference