mtree unable to find group wheel, possible corrupt /etc/group
keneasson at zoho.com
Wed Jan 13 16:47:33 UTC 2010
---- On Wed, 13 Jan 2010 21:44:28 +0600 Yuri Pankov <yuri.pankov at gmail.com> wrote ----
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 09:32:41PM +0600, keneasson wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've got a number of ports that will build but not install.
> The error is:
> ===&gt; Generating temporary packing list
> ===&gt; Checking if deskutils/gucharmap already installed
> mtree: line 1: unknown group wheel---
wheel---? Check your /etc/mtree/ files also for mergemaster's cruft.
> *** Error code 1
> I discovered that i had patch code left over from mergemaster in my /etc/group file, i have deleted and rebooted.
> unfortunately, i still get the same error when i try to install ports.
> the group file seems to have been readable to something, as i could sudo and su from my login user.
> any help greatly appreciated.
> # $FreeBSD: src/etc/group,v 220.127.116.11 2009/08/03 08:13:06 kensmith Exp $
not sure where the fluff came from but the culprit was:
which had group=wheel--- /etc/group 1 mode=0755
seems i might have other cruft too:
tar: +*: Not found in archive
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