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rpm2pkg incantation of install(8)


building rpm2pkg on a netbsd-5 machine fails with

===> Installing for rpm2pkg-3.2.0
=> Generating pre-install file lists
=> Creating installation directories
#   install
/usr/bin/install  -N /usr/src/etc -c  -r -o hf -g spgmit -m 755  -s rpm2pkg
install: unknown group spgmit
*** Error code 1

since the group information comes via NIS, while install is directed to

Can anybody explain the reasoning behind the above "-N /usr/src/etc"?


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