Subject: Re: group confusion in non-NetBSD hosted build
To: Simon Gerraty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 05/16/2004 19:49:20
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On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 09:49:59AM -0700, Simon Gerraty wrote:
| My freebsd hosted build is failing during the creation of base.tgz=20
| [but that doesn't stop the build - directly]
| The error is:
| Creating base.tgz
| nbpax: unknown group `floppy'
| nbpax: failed at line 1169 of the specification
| sure enough that line says:
| ./usr/sbin/postdrop type=3Dfile uname=3Droot gname=3Dfloppy mode=3D0255=
5 time=3D1084490986.0 sha1=3Da02d64d0ecfb0cf4a51011261a1838701919009d
| there is no group floppy mentioned in/under any of
| src/distrib/sets/ =20
| However, there is a group floppy:*:11: in the host's
| /etc/group, in src/etc/group 11 is maildrop, and sure enough maildrop
| is the group inteneded for postdrop.
| I can't quite see the link between the two, but I'd guess that
| maketars is running somestep using without specifying $etcdir.
| I did an unpriv'd build the actual ownership of postdrop in my destdir
| is totally unrelated, and the METALOG has the correct info
| Clue anyone?
$TOOLDIR/bin/nbmake-$MACHINE MAKEVERBOSE=3D2 MKUPDATE=3Dno install
reveal anything useful?
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