xfce4.10, terminal command not working, no icons on panel(s)

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at gmail.com
Sun May 27 18:02:15 UTC 2012

On Sun, May 27, 2012 at 12:10 PM, Antonio Olivares
<olivares14031 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On one of my machines,
> While running
> #  portmaster -tf xfce-4.10
> I get a major error and everything comes to a screeching halt :(
> I get a bad gid on my own username and last line I see is
> pwd_mkdb: /mnt/etc/master.passwd: Inappropriate file type or format
> How can I get around this?
> Googling I find:
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2009-November/208310.html
> but the advice there does not help :(
> I wonder what has happened and how I can fix it, if there is something
> to try out?
> Thanks && Best Regards,
> Antonio

Error message is as follows:

Creating user `messagebus' with uid `556'
pwd_mkdb:  olivaresgidis incorrect
pwd_mkdb:  at line #25
pwd_mkdb:  /etc/master.passwd:  Inappropriate file type or format
pw:  passwd file update:  No such file or directory
*** Error code 74

Stop in /usr/ports/devel/dbus.

===>>> Installation of dbus-1.4.12_2 (devel/dbus) failed
===>>> Aborting update

Advice/Comments/Suggestions  on this particular machine.  The others
are churning and no failures almost complete.

Thanks && Best Regards,


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