help for the lame

Matthew Jacob lydianconcepts at
Thu Apr 27 18:14:03 UTC 2006


It's how it finally started to work for me.

On 4/27/06, Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at> wrote:
> "Matthew Jacob" <lydianconcepts at> writes:
> > I finally got this working correctly. What I found I had to do was to
> > create a 'tinderbox' user and group and run as that user.
> No, there is no such requirement.

In order for 'make install' to actually work you have to have a group
name the same as your username, an item peculiar to the BSDs.

> > Interesting, considering I don't need to do that in doing a
> > buildworld, but I guess I have something in my environment that
> > poisons tinderbox builds if I run as me.
> The tinderbox scripts clear the environment before running the build.
> --
> Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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