UIDs question

Jason jhelfman at e-e.com
Sat Jan 9 00:38:20 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 10:09:36AM +0000, Florent Thoumie thus spake:
>On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 8:26 PM, Jason <jhelfman at e-e.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am new to building ports, however I have started to get the hang of
>> things.
>> I am not building any ports that I intend on submitting to FreeBSD, yet,
>> however maybe that isn't too far off :)
>> I've used a guide I found to create a local ports repository that is working
>> out wonderfully with the existing ports tree under /usr/ports
>> My tree is under /usr/ports/local, and I found a way to integrate a local
>> UIDs and GIDs file, by setting this variable in my Makefile:
>> When I go to install my port it installs the user as expected, however it
>> fails on the ${INSTALL_PROGRAM} function. I understand this is just using
>> "install" with the appropriate flags. Obviously, the port doesn't install.
>> If I run it again, the user is already on the system, and the port installs
>> successfully.
>> I was wondering if there is a way to have the port install the user using
>> the native USERS or GROUPS directives in the do-install phase with the
>> INSTALL macros, or if there is a more suggested, or conventional, way of
>> doing this operation.
>Would you mind putting the files somewhere and showing us the error
>log? I am aware of one caveat at the moment, which is that you can't
>use users/groups created with USERS/GROUPS in pkg-plist. Every typical
>use case with directives contained in Makefile should be fine AFAIK.
>Florent Thoumie
>flz at FreeBSD.org
>FreeBSD Committer

I've uploaded to pastebin, and hope this is enough to go on. Please let me
know if it is not, and I will make the information needed available.



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