conf/76583: RELENG_5 src/Makefile.inc1 CHECK_UIDS and CHECK_GIDS checks are improper

Brooks Davis brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Sat Jan 22 16:10:38 PST 2005


The following reply was made to PR conf/76583; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Brooks Davis <brooks at one-eyed-alien.net>
To: Jon Passki <cykyc at yahoo.com>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: conf/76583: RELENG_5 src/Makefile.inc1 CHECK_UIDS and CHECK_GIDS checks are improper
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2005 16:02:46 -0800

 The check is correct.  You must have the IDs in order to set the
 permissions of files during install.  For that to work, you must have
 them on your actual system so commands that look them up will work.  You
 can work around this by using a chroot during installworld.
 
 -- Brooks


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