Suggestion for CVS re GID's

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Thu Jun 26 07:13:23 PDT 2003


On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 08:42, James Iwanek wrote:
> Jeremy Utley wrote:
> 
> > Hey guys -
> > 
> > This one came up on LFS-Support earlier, and I thought that maybe it's
> > something we should address here.
> > 
> > The current CVS instructions create the user "lfs", without specifying a
> > group for that user.  This causes useradd to default to gid "100".
> > However, if no group is specified for GID 100, the glibc make check in
> > chapter 5 WILL bail, every time.
> > 
> > We should probably have a "groupadd -g 100 users" set up there, and warn
> > the user that this may error, if the distro has already set up a gid
> > 100.
> > 
> > Just a suggestion.
> > 
> > -J-
> > 
> 
> a very good suggestion indeed - if it causes glibc make check to bail, it
> may also be an idea to add the group users to chapter 6 aswell

Well, since in chapter 6 we're running as root, it's not really an issue
at that point.

-J-

> -- 
> --
> Jay

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