How to allow Amanda to install as operator?

Tue Aug 23 21:11:34 UTC 2011

On Aug 23, 2011, at 4:01 PM, Chris Rees wrote:

> "Morse, Richard E.MGH" wrote:
>>       GID_FILES="/usr/ports/OP_GROUP" UID_FILES="/usr/ports/OP_USER"
>> AMANDA_USER="operator" AMANDA_GROUP="operator" make install
>> This runs along for a while, then dies with the note:
>>       ** /usr/ports/OP_GROUP doesn't exist. Exiting.
>>       *** Error code 1
>> If I do a `less /usr/ports/OP_GROUP` (copying exactly from the error
>> message), I can see the file I created just fine.
>> Is there something that I'm missing? How am I supposed to install a port as
>> a user that already exists? Why doesn't make see that the file exists?
> Update your ports tree and try again. Let me know if it doesn't work!

Thanks! This change made the install happen OK.

I am still wondering if there was something I should have done to make overriding GID_FILES and UID_FILES work?


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