UIDs question

Jason jhelfman at e-e.com
Wed Jan 13 23:19:19 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 12:39:41PM -0800, Jason thus spake:
>>>> 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.
>I will attach the text of the pastebin for convenience.

I found that the local UIDs files was malformed, and once the formatting was
fixed, it worked as it should.


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